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View Poll Results: Video Media Player Application of the Year
Dragon Player 8 1.51%
DVD-Player (XBMC) 8 1.51%
FFplay 1 0.19%
kaffeine 5 0.94%
Miro 0 0%
mplayer 106 20.00%
mplayer2 25 4.72%
Parole 3 0.57%
Totem 6 1.13%
VLC 354 66.79%
xine 12 2.26%
mpv 2 0.38%
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Old 02-09-2014, 06:05 PM   #76
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I'm using nVIDIA drivers and "two seperate X sessions".
Very few programs will recognise this.
Well what if you launch it from the console with DISPLAY=whatever
 
Old 02-10-2014, 01:06 AM   #77
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Well what if you launch it from the console with DISPLAY=whatever
Then the new instance closes the one on the other display or it did last time I checked. VLC isn't the only thing affected by this either. It's something I've learned to live with as otherwise the setup's great.
 
Old 02-12-2014, 06:26 AM   #78
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VLC hands down...
 
Old 02-13-2014, 08:06 PM   #79
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Then the new instance closes the one on the other display or it did last time I checked. VLC isn't the only thing affected by this either. It's something I've learned to live with as otherwise the setup's great.
On Windows VLC has an option to allow multiple instances. I don't have my Linux box in front of my so I cannot verify but it would be worth
a look.
 
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On Windows VLC has an option to allow multiple instances. I don't have my Linux box in front of my so I cannot verify but it would be worth
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Thanks, I'll take a look in case "Allow only one instance." is ticked. I suspect it's more complicated than that though, unfortunately.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 04:32 AM   #81
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My votes goes to VLC first, But you must also add the windows media player. currently I am using windows media player, Working well for watching movie and vidoes.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 06:08 AM   #82
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My votes goes to VLC first, But you must also add the windows media player. currently I am using windows media player, Working well for watching movie and vidoes.
I've never managed to get Windows Media Player to play anything other than wmv files.
Besides, it doesn't exist outside of Windows.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 12:26 PM   #83
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My votes goes to VLC first, But you must also add the windows media player. currently I am using windows media player, Working well for watching movie and vidoes.
I think this is focusing on open source video players.
Besides I find WMP screws up on a lot of videos. I have one AVI file that plays sound but no video for example

VLC and mplayer both handle it
 
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On Windows VLC has an option to allow multiple instances. I don't have my Linux box in front of my so I cannot verify but it would be worth
a look.
This did work, thanks . I think I had a glitch (at one point I ahd to open VLC from a terminal to get it to work) and the wrong settings and the glitch was fixed but I still had the wrong settings.
 
  


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