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Old 11-30-2009, 03:07 AM   #1
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MPlayer Configuration


I am trying to configure MPlayer as "Root", because I want to run large files, and it wont allow me to do so.

When I run: /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf

The system returns:

bash: /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf:Permission denied

What I really need is a command set that will work to tell mplayer to run large files.


Any help to fix this problem would be much appreciated.
 
Old 11-30-2009, 05:15 AM   #2
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Quote:
When I run: /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf

The system returns:

bash: /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf:Permission denied
mplayer.conf is a configuration file. It cannot be ran. If you want to edit it you must use an editor like vi, gedit, or whatever editor you're using. For example run
Code:
gedit /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
and change/add the options you want.
Note that if you want mplayer to support large files (>2B) you need to compile it with the "--enable-largefiles" option.

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Old 11-30-2009, 07:03 AM   #3
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Also you will need root privilege to save any configuration edit in /etc directory. So either login as root using "su" or use "sudo"
 
  


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