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I loaded MPlayer and follwed what the said to do exactlly and this is the repsonsei got the first time i tried to laod it
MPlayer 1.0pre3-3.3.1 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Coppermine,Geyserville 768.8 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 6)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE
Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /home/crypt/.mplayer/config
[cfg] read config file: /home/crypt/.mplayer/gui.conf
Reading config file /home/crypt/.mplayer/gui.conf: No such file or directory
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Reading /home/crypt/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/crypt/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf.
font: can't open file: /home/crypt/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (mplayer should be setuid root or /dev/rtc should be readable by the user.)
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/crypt/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
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: Permission denied
Failed to open LIRC support.
You will not be able to use your remote control.
SKIN dir 1: '/home/crypt/.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).
No errors were reported when i loaded it, am i missing something?
Yes, get the things it lists, put them all in the same directory (eg, on your desktop). Untar the mplayer source, cd into that folder then (as root) execute all the commands. Copy and paste them from a browser.