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Old 10-20-2003, 05:58 AM   #1
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mplayer Can't play AVI file


suse 8.2 , how to solve it
 
Old 10-20-2003, 06:17 AM   #2
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Did you install mplayer correctly?

Does mplayer play other files such as mpeg files?

What way did you install-->using rpm's or did you compile it.

Have you installed the graphical front-end, gmplayer?

And, give a little more info in your questions, so that we can quickly and easily answer you.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 07:25 AM   #3
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i installed mplayer from suse8.2 cd .
 
Old 10-20-2003, 07:53 AM   #4
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please try to provide useful information. you have told use next to nothing about your situation at all.... ever tried taking your car to a garage and just telling them it won't go forwards?
 
Old 04-03-2004, 06:45 PM   #5
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I have the same problem, however, I can provide a little more information. I use an NVIDIA graphics card, and am a little flustered about how to install it. I installed Suse 9.0 and it supposedly installed the drivers via the we. Unfortunately, when I play AVI files I just get the sound and no picture. I notice that there is some sort of procedure that you have to do with NVIDIA drivers even after you install through Suse! Maybe this is the "root" of the problem. However, MPG files play perfectly.

If anyone can help then it would be appreciated...


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Old 04-03-2004, 06:52 PM   #6
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did you install the proper codec packs??

mainly the win32 codec package............
 
Old 04-04-2004, 04:33 AM   #7
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it's probably suse deliberately screwing with mplayer. get the REAL version of mplayer from Mplayerhq.hu and install it. you WILL be able to play avi files fine then.
 
Old 04-05-2004, 11:05 PM   #8
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Thanks, I might just do that, however, I installed the newest version of Kaffeine and it seems to have fixed the problem nicely, though there is still the darkness problem, the world I see in AVI's is a very "shady" place!
 
  


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