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Old 12-03-2004, 09:18 AM   #1
gilq1927
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mplayer works but not gmplayer


Hi,

Ive just installed MPlayer. The mplayer command works, but when I invoke GUI via gmplayer command, I get an error message "Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo)device"

Plus I get the ff: messgae from the terminal: "It seems there is no Xvideo support for your video card available.
Run 'xvinfo' to verify its Xv support and read DOCS/HTML/en/devices.html#xv!
See 'mplayer -vo help' for other (non-xv) video out drivers. Try -vo x11"

Appreciate any suggestion.

Many thanks in advance.

gilq1927
 
Old 12-03-2004, 10:00 AM   #2
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Did you try the output's suggestions, and read the docs that it points to?
 
Old 12-03-2004, 06:07 PM   #3
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Hi,

I ran xvinfo, and returned w/ the ff:

[gil@cpc2-tall2-5-0-cust106 ~]$ xvinfo
X-Video Extension version 2.2
screen #0
no adaptors present

I was reading DOCS/HTML/en but did not find info on how to resolve the above.

Thanks for any suggestion.

gilq1927
 
Old 12-03-2004, 06:27 PM   #4
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If mplayer plays videos without any problems. You need to setup skins for gmplayer to work, so go to mplayer's site and pick a skin that you like. If you want OSD (on screen display), you will have download the fonts and setup them up.

The documentation will tell you how to setup skins and fonts.

The message "Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo)device" is normal when you first use it. If you do not want it displaying again include -vo xv or -vo x11 while you are running mplayer.
 
Old 12-05-2004, 05:15 PM   #5
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Electro wrote: "If mplayer plays videos without any problems. You need to setup skins for gmplayer to work, so go to mplayer's site and pick a skin that you like. If you want OSD (on screen display), you will have download the fonts and setup them up.

The documentation will tell you how to setup skins and fonts."

Thank you for your suggestion, I have, however setup skins and font from the start.

After tinkering at it a little bit more, and typed the command:

[gil@cpc2-tall2-5-0-cust106 ~]$ gmplayer -vo x11

I now have video output! But audio has failed to initialize. Once more I appreciate your comments!


Regards,

gilq1927
 
Old 12-05-2004, 05:38 PM   #6
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Success!!!

[gil@cpc2-tall2-5-0-cust106 ~]$ gmplayer -vo x11 -ao oss

The above did the trick, after trying out several audio drivers (e.g. alsa, mpegpes, etc)

Thank you all for your help.

gilq1927
 
  


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