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Old 07-22-2003, 05:32 AM   #1
Eros_
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MPlayer


why is it that my MPlayer dun not have any option?
It just have a video screen when playing the video.
It do not even have the play, stop button at all...
I must open the file and it will automatically close when the video is finish...

Is there any way to bring up the option
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:45 AM   #2
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did you compile the mplayer with the gui feature?

if you did "./configure" then it's not enabled.

You have to enable the GUI manually and that's done with "./configure --enable-gui"
and then go to the official mplayer homepage and download the mplayer blue default skin and put it in to the skin directory.
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:46 AM   #3
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you don't need a gui.. they're a waste of time.... just use keys:

stop = q
pause = p or space
fullscreen = f
+10 minutes = pgup

etc....

you can run the full gui with gmplayer, but like i said... guis on movie players are pretty pointless
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:47 AM   #4
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Hi!!!

Yes and No are the right answers. If you've installed mplayer with gui options, you would like to run at console "gmplayer instead". If you did not, then you will need to use "mplayer <options you choose> file_to_play.mpg"

Typing "mplayer -h" will bring you the options you've to choose.
About the foward, stop and etc... play around with the direction keys at your keyboard... it's all there in an obvious order.... Sound control is made with 9 and 0. Space pauses...
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:48 AM   #5
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wow, we've posted one minute after each other
 
Old 07-22-2003, 05:54 AM   #6
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spooky, maybe we're brothers....

Quote:
run at console "gmplayer instead".
hmm?
 
Old 07-22-2003, 06:02 AM   #7
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haha yeah, pretty ugly mistake... run at the console:

Code:
gmplayer
Instead of

Code:
mplayer
hehe
 
Old 07-22-2003, 01:34 PM   #8
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Oh dont forget to edit the config file, to make GUI=yes, just went through all that trouble trying to get mine to work, still having issues out of the stupid skins though. Well, got the skin to work, but now it locks up repeatedly. Cant do anything.

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