Introduction to libvorbis

The libvorbis package contains a general purpose audio and music encoding format. This is useful for creating (encoding) and playing (decoding) sound in an open (patent free) format.



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Package Information

libvorbis Dependencies




Doxygen-1.10.0 and texlive-20240312 (or install-tl-unx) (specifically, pdflatex and htlatex) to build the PDF documentation

Installation of libvorbis

Install libvorbis by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

To test the results, issue: make -j1 check.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m644 doc/Vorbis* /usr/share/doc/libvorbis-1.3.7

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

--enable-docs: This switch enables building the documentation in formats other than the supplied html.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:, and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/vorbis and /usr/share/doc/libvorbis-1.3.7

Short Descriptions

provides the functions used to read and write sound files