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using the patch without an aspect ratio switch worked nicely with one movie. it didn't work with the second i tried, so i'm trying to do things manually to see what went wrong. i was able to encode the audio, then i tried this:
and my hard drive filled up with a >17GB stream.yuv file. i'm guessing that tovid pipes stream.yuv to the next command to prevent this from happening, but i couldn't figure out how to do it. here's what i tried:
I'm having the same problem with the tovidgui, and I have an identical system to what you reported. Mandriva LE 2005, same Python and wxPythonGTK packages installed. I was running zlib 1.2.2 and zlib-devel 1.2.2, but updated to zlib and zlib-devel to 1.2.3 when I got this error with no change. tovidgui.py loads, very briefly spawns a blank window, then dumps the exact same info you've reported to the console I started it from.
CLI works great on my system. Excellent tool.
Originally posted by sjaglin Hi there,
New to Linux (2 months!!) so usual apologies from newbies. I have looked through the questions and can't find a thread about my problem so here it is:
I run tovid as a command line and it is a marvel. I love it! I just wish someone would design a nice Icon cause I use another icon and it doesn t feel the same...
When I try to run tovidgui I get :
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "./tovidgui.py", line 3513, in ?
frame = MainFrame(None, wxID_ANY, "tovidGUI")
File "./tovidgui.py", line 3384, in __init__
self.panDiscLayout = DiscLayoutPanel( self, wxID_ANY )
File "./tovidgui.py", line 2514, in __init__
self.idxIconMenu = self.listIcons.Add( GetMenuIcon() )
File "./tovidgui.py", line 122, in GetMenuIcon
iconMenu = zlib.decompress(
zlib.error: Error -3 while decompressing data: invalid window size
and it crashes without starting. I run Mandriva LE2005, python-2.4-5mdk,wxPythonGTK-220.127.116.11-3mdk. I don t know what to try next.
A little audio problem I have:
I hear no sound when playing a final mpeg I created by using tovid version 0.22 on Ubuntu. I managed to extract a wav file from the original avi file and its playing fine but no sound on the final mpg.