Installing Ffmpeg on xbian

For App to be able to create thumbnails and previews for video and audio files uses ffmpeg.
These instructions are specifically for version 8.0 (Jessie) of Debian/xbian.
Configure APT
Note: the commands in this section must be run as root
Add the following to the bottom of /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb jessie main non-free
deb-src jessie main non-free

Refresh apt’s package database, by typing:
apt-get update
Allow apt to trust deb-multimedia’s key, by typing:
apt-get install deb-multimedia-keyring
Refresh apt’s package database again, by typing:
apt-get update
apt-get install ffmpeg
Or from source
Install Libraries
Install library packages and build tools:
apt-get install build-essential libmp3lame-dev libvorbis-dev libtheora-dev libspeex-dev yasm pkg-config libfaac-dev libopenjpeg-dev libx264-dev
Install Ffmpeg
Note: we recommend that the commands in this section are run as a non-root user (although they should still work if run as root)
Download and extract the ffmpeg source code:
mkdir software
cd software
cd ..
mkdir src
cd src
tar xvjf ../software/ffmpeg-2.7.2.tar.bz2
Move into the source directory:
cd ffmpeg-2.7.2
Configure, build and install:
./configure –enable-gpl –enable-postproc –enable-swscale –enable-avfilter –enable-libmp3lame –enable-libvorbis –enable-libtheora –enable-libx264 –enable-libspeex –enable-shared –enable-pthreads –enable-libopenjpeg –enable-libfaac –enable-nonfree
sudo make install
Run “/sbin/ldconfig” as root.