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Old 11-20-2003, 02:47 PM   #1
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Question can watch movie using gmplayer in root, but not as a user!?


hi, i'm able to watch movie using mplayer as root, or as a user from shell.
but i can only watch movie using gmplayer as a root. not as a user.

when i bring up gmplayer as a user, the gui interface comes up fine. but when i start have it play movie, it will pops up a error window stated:

Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.


so mplayer works fine for both user and root, but not gmplayer,

any suggestions would be appreicated
 
Old 11-20-2003, 02:59 PM   #2
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maybe something in your .mplayer directry vs root?
Just in case you were wondering here is what I have in my ~/.mplayer/config
# Write your default config options here!
vo=x11
cache=8192
 
Old 11-20-2003, 11:21 PM   #3
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i just did what u've suggested, but i still get the same error when playing movie using gmplayer as a user.

would u mind share more suggestions?
 
Old 11-21-2003, 01:37 AM   #4
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Add your User to group "Video".
 
Old 11-21-2003, 02:26 AM   #5
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add your User to group "Video".

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sorry, would you mind explain that statment in a bit more detail please?

thanks
 
Old 01-07-2004, 12:05 AM   #6
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hello sirpelidor
i guess you installed gmplayer while loggedin as root?
 
Old 01-07-2004, 03:04 AM   #7
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hi krussell, yea, i was installed gmplayer as a root, thats why only root could use it. so i re did it again as a normal user and it worked heh.

thanks for point that out
 
  


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