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Here is an excerpt from the README for mplayer install
STEP6: Installing a GUI skin
Unpack the archive and put the contents in /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/ or
~/.mplayer/Skin/. MPlayer will use the skin in the subdirectory named default
of /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/ or ~/.mplayer/Skin/ unless told otherwise via
the '-skin' switch. You should therefore rename your skin subdirectory or make
a suitable symbolic link.
This is what I did I untarred the gui(called Orange) I downloaded then did the command
#mv Orange /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/
is this the right procedure? it gives me these errors amung others
SKIN dir 1: '/root/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin'
[skin] file ( /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/default/skin ) not found.
Skin not found ( default ).
Okay, I would suggest what MMX said for downloading the Default. Then you won't get confused about the different themes later on, and hopefully you will be able to switch themes... I never got the GUI to work with Mplayer, but now after I reformatted my whole box, I'm running RealPlayer on it. I suppose I'll have to install MPlayer if I want to watch any Quicktime videos, however....