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Old 09-30-2003, 11:26 AM   #1
ody1
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gmplayer install problem


hi all,

I have red hat 9 on system and was recently trying to install gmplayer.
During the configure opperation though, I got the error : the gui requires gtk (which was not found).
(I tried $./configure --enable-gui)
Do you know how may i find that gtk? Am I missing something?

And last
Could you give me some clues where to find nice codecs for video , sound, dvd and so on?

thAnks mates
 
Old 09-30-2003, 11:43 AM   #2
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I am not sure about the gtk, I am pretty new to linux myself. I did however install gmplayer. I am pretty sure you need to install the codecs before you run the ./configure. Atleast that is what I read in the README file. If you go to the mplayer home page, you can download one pacage that contains many codecs, some for windows media and quicktime.

I had a different install tell me I did not have a current enough version of gtk, I am interested what someone has to say about that.

I also am running redhat9, I wonder if gtk is part of the developmental pacages that you can install during your initial installlation? you could try add/remove programs and inatall your developmental pacages. These are the ones I installed, developmental tools, kernel developmant, x software development, and gnome software development(it says something about GTK, also)

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Old 09-30-2003, 12:14 PM   #3
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Install GTK2-devel and GTK-devel. Those are probably the ones you are missing out. Check the forum after mplayer and apt-get for Redhat 9.0. There are pretty easy ways for installing it . This is an example:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...mplayer+issues

And this one too:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/history/77089
 
Old 10-01-2003, 08:35 AM   #4
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thanks for the info guys!

I got it working finally. It seemed that I had no gtk devel installed, which I found in gnome development toolkit.
I have one slight problem though.
Although the install was clean enough, no configuration files have been created in ~/.mplayer/ except a file named config which is totally empty.
As a result I can't find the file gui.conf and change configurations...
It's a weird thing, because in my previous red hat 8.0 the file gui.conf was normally located in /root/.mplayer/
This is what I see in console


[root@localhost default]# gmplayer
Using GNU internationalization
Original domain: messages
Original dirname: /usr/share/locale
Current domain: mplayer
Current dirname: /usr/local/share/locale


MPlayer 0.90rc5-3.2.2 (C) 2000-2003 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)

CPU: Intel (Family: 8, Stepping: 4)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directo
ry
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/config
[cfg] read config file: /root/.mplayer/gui.conf
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/gui.conf: No such file or directory
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0" => local display)
Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No
such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 50 audio & 136 video codecs
font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
Font /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
Using Linux hardware RTC timing (1024Hz).
Can't open input config file /root/.mplayer/input.conf : No such file or directo
ry
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf : No such file or
directory
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config
Setting up LIRC support...
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support.
You will not be able to use your remote control.
SKIN dir 1: '/root/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin'

Playing /mnt/hda2/videos/musicclips/Ozzy Ozbourne ft. Lita Ford-Close My Eyes Fo
rever.mpg

and it continues playing without any problems.
Should I be concerned for losing these configuration files?
 
  


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