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Old 09-04-2009, 11:17 PM   #1
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Smile vlc player is not opening


hi everyone

i am new to rhel

i installed vlc sucessfully ...............but the pblm is when i double click on vlc it is not opening and it is nt showing any error messages......pls solve my pblm
 
Old 09-04-2009, 11:32 PM   #2
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First, any time you ask for help tell us what distro(RHEL), arch(?), and version(?) you are running. Then tell us where you got what you are trying to install and how you installed it.

Open a terminal, type vlc, hit enter, and see what it says.
 
Old 09-08-2009, 08:41 PM   #3
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sorry for late ..........

version rhel5.......

and i created repo file like this

[rpmforge]
name=redhatel5
baseurl=http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/$basearch/dag
mirrorlist=http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/mirrors-rpmforge
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0


i installed it using ..........yum install vnc


...................................
in open terminal when i hit vlc

it showing like this.................................

VLC is not supposed to be run as root. Sorry.
If you need to use real-time priorities and/or privileged TCP ports
you can use vlc-wrapper (make sure it is Set-UID root first and
cannot be run by non-trusted users first).

pls help
 
Old 09-08-2009, 09:22 PM   #4
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The error message is pretty self explanatory. Do not run VLC as root.
 
Old 09-09-2009, 01:01 AM   #5
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i tried tat also...............but pblm still exist


$ vlc
VLC media player 0.9.9a Grishenko
[00000001] main libvlc debug: VLC media player - version 0.9.9a Grishenko - (c) 1996-2009 the VideoLAN team
[00000001] main libvlc debug: libvlc was configured with ./configure '--build=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--host=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--target=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' '--program-prefix=' '--prefix=/usr' '--exec-prefix=/usr' '--bindir=/usr/bin' '--sbindir=/usr/sbin' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--datadir=/usr/share' '--includedir=/usr/include' '--libdir=/usr/lib' '--libexecdir=/usr/libexec' '--localstatedir=/var' '--sharedstatedir=/usr/com' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--disable-dependency-tracking' '--disable-rpath' '--disable-static' '--with-PIC' '--enable-release' '--enable-aa' '--enable-alsa' '--enable-arts' '--enable-caca' '--enable-cddax' '--enable-dirac' '--enable-dvbpsi' '--enable-dvdread' '--enable-esd' '--enable-faad' '--enable-fbosd' '--enable-flac' '--enable-galaktos' '--enable-gnomevfs' '--enable-lirc' '--enable-live555' '--with-live555-tree=/dar/build/vlc-0.9.9a/live' '--enable-loader' '--enable-musicbrainz' '--enable-ncurses' '--enable-opencv' '--enable-portaudio' '--enable-pulse' '--enable-pvr' '--enable-real' '--enable-realrtsp' '--enable-shout' '--enable-snapshot' '--enable-svg' '--enable-svgalib' '--enable-switcher' '--enable-theora' '--enable-twolame' '--enable-upnp' '--enable-v4l' '--enable-xosd' '--enable-xvmc' 'build_alias=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' 'host_alias=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' 'target_alias=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' 'CFLAGS=-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -march=i386 -mtune=generic -fasynchronous-unwind-tables' 'LDFLAGS=-L/usr/X11R6/lib' 'CXXFLAGS=-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -march=i386 -mtune=generic -fasynchronous-unwind-tables' 'PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib/pkgconfig:/usr/share/pkgconfig'
[00000001] main libvlc debug: translation test: code is "C"
[00000386] inhibit interface error: Failed to connect to the D-Bus session daemon: Failed to execute dbus-launch to autolaunch D-Bus session
[00000386] main interface error: no suitable interface module
[00000001] main libvlc error: interface "inhibit,none" initialization failed
[00000001] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

[00000389] qt4 interface error: Could not connect to X server
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

[00000389] skins2 interface error: Cannot open display
[00000389] skins2 interface error: cannot initialize OSFactory
Remote control interface initialized. Type `help' for help.

status change: ( stop state: 0 )
status change: ( quit )
[dar@localhost ~]$ vlc
VLC media player 0.9.9a Grishenko
[00000001] main libvlc debug: VLC media player - version 0.9.9a Grishenko - (c) 1996-2009 the VideoLAN team
[00000001] main libvlc debug: libvlc was configured with ./configure '--build=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--host=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' '--target=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' '--program-prefix=' '--prefix=/usr' '--exec-prefix=/usr' '--bindir=/usr/bin' '--sbindir=/usr/sbin' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--datadir=/usr/share' '--includedir=/usr/include' '--libdir=/usr/lib' '--libexecdir=/usr/libexec' '--localstatedir=/var' '--sharedstatedir=/usr/com' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--disable-dependency-tracking' '--disable-rpath' '--disable-static' '--with-PIC' '--enable-release' '--enable-aa' '--enable-alsa' '--enable-arts' '--enable-caca' '--enable-cddax' '--enable-dirac' '--enable-dvbpsi' '--enable-dvdread' '--enable-esd' '--enable-faad' '--enable-fbosd' '--enable-flac' '--enable-galaktos' '--enable-gnomevfs' '--enable-lirc' '--enable-live555' '--with-live555-tree=/dar/build/vlc-0.9.9a/live' '--enable-loader' '--enable-musicbrainz' '--enable-ncurses' '--enable-opencv' '--enable-portaudio' '--enable-pulse' '--enable-pvr' '--enable-real' '--enable-realrtsp' '--enable-shout' '--enable-snapshot' '--enable-svg' '--enable-svgalib' '--enable-switcher' '--enable-theora' '--enable-twolame' '--enable-upnp' '--enable-v4l' '--enable-xosd' '--enable-xvmc' 'build_alias=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' 'host_alias=i686-redhat-linux-gnu' 'target_alias=i386-redhat-linux-gnu' 'CFLAGS=-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -march=i386 -mtune=generic -fasynchronous-unwind-tables' 'LDFLAGS=-L/usr/X11R6/lib' 'CXXFLAGS=-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -march=i386 -mtune=generic -fasynchronous-unwind-tables' 'PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/lib/pkgconfig:/usr/share/pkgconfig'
[00000001] main libvlc debug: translation test: code is "C"
[00000414] inhibit interface error: Failed to connect to the D-Bus session daemon: Failed to execute dbus-launch to autolaunch D-Bus session
[00000414] main interface error: no suitable interface module
[00000001] main libvlc error: interface "inhibit,none" initialization failed
[00000001] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

[00000420] qt4 interface error: Could not connect to X server
Xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
Xlib: No protocol specified

[00000420] skins2 interface error: Cannot open display
[00000420] skins2 interface error: cannot initialize OSFactory
 
Old 09-09-2009, 01:04 AM   #6
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Are you logged into X as root?
Login as user, and rerun vlc
 
Old 09-09-2009, 07:18 AM   #7
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A couple of things I see today that I missed last night:

Quote:
yum install vnc
Will install vnc and not vlc.

Quote:
[rpmforge]
name=redhatel5
baseurl=http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/$basearch/dag
mirrorlist=http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/mirrors-rpmforge
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
You cannot have both a baeurl AND a mirrolist active at the same time. One or the other must be commented out(proceeded by a #).

Quote:
# Name: RPMforge RPM Repository for Red Hat Enterprise 5 - dag
# URL: http://rpmforge.net/
[rpmforge]
name = Red Hat Enterprise $releasever - RPMforge.net - dag
#baseurl = http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/$basearch/dag
mirrorlist = http://apt.sw.be/redhat/el5/en/mirrors-rpmforge
#mirrorlist = file:///etc/yum.repos.d/mirrors-rpmforge
enabled = 1
protect = 0
gpgkey = file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-rpmforge-dag
gpgcheck = 1
Please post the results of yum repolist and yum info vlc.

If you are not running an X server:

Quote:
[00000001] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
 
Old 09-12-2009, 01:15 AM   #8
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finally............it is working...........have to login as ............non root users..........thanks to lozlow........and repo......
 
  


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