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what will be the path to ffmpeg on linux server.......

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Try whereis ffmpeg on the command line.

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It might be in the bin, etc... It kinda depends where it got installed.

Use the find function to get it for sure.

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If ffmpeg is in the path, use which ffmpeg to find its path.

If it's not in the path, use locate ffmpeg.

The fact that it's a server should not change the path where it is installed if you installed it with packages, so it should probably be in /usr/bin/ffmpeg.

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On a hosted Linux server, it may not even be installed. Probably depends on your hosting package.

But if it is installed, /usr/bin (for the executable) and /usr/lib (for the libraries) would be the first place I'd look.

Also, locate ffmpeg may be a helpful command to try.

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try 'locate', 'which', or 'whereis' ... If all fails, then 'find / | grep ffmpeg'

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