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Old 04-10-2004, 02:37 AM   #16
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what video card do you have?
 
Old 04-10-2004, 01:43 PM   #17
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I have an ati radeon 9200
do i need to install some drivers???
 
Old 04-10-2004, 01:47 PM   #18
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hmmm
very possibly
I've never tried playing with xine or mplayer without having the nvidia drivers installed so am not sure.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 02:21 PM   #19
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that sucks, thanks salparadise, you wouldnt happen to know where i can download ati drivers for redhat 9?? or any drivers for that matter that will allow me to watch mpeg files
 
Old 04-10-2004, 02:25 PM   #20
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I used Redhat9, not too long ago and I have an ATI Radeon 9000 video card. Redhat detected it and set it up just fine. I don't think you need to download drivers for your card. You just need to make sure that you have downloaded all the codecs needed for mplayer. Check http://www.mplayerhq.hu/ for all the stuff you need in order to use Mplayer for all types of videos.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 03:24 PM   #21
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I could never get Realplayer to work in Fedora. I did have it working in SUSE. A pal turned me on to apt-get. I ran apt-get install mplayer. It jumped through its hoops, and appeared to work OK. However, when I try to run mplayer:

mplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libxvidcore.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Any ideas?
 
Old 04-10-2004, 03:35 PM   #22
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please don't hijack other threads... but for your question, it is clearly expecting to find the libxvidcore library, which is presumably not installed.... go install.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 03:55 PM   #23
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Originally posted by acid_kewpie
please don't hijack other threads... but for your question, it is clearly expecting to find the libxvidcore library, which is presumably not installed.... go install.
How in the world is this "hijacking a thread"? I'm having problems running mplayer, and this is an mplayer thread.

Anyway, it WAS installed. I had to rename it:

cp libxvidcore.so.4.0 libxvidcore.so.4

Now, the mplayer command DOES try to run mplayer. However, it now bombs out with:

Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Creating config file: /home/arthur/.mplayer/config
Reading config file /home/arthur/.mplayer/config
Reading /home/arthur/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/arthur/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf.

Then it gives me a "usage" guide.

Is there a plugin somewhere?
 
Old 04-10-2004, 04:10 PM   #24
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make sure u downloaded all the dependencies for mplayer. im still having some problems,
 
Old 04-10-2004, 05:56 PM   #25
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Then it gives me a "usage" guide.
thats the default behaviour, you need to give the file you want to play as the argument.
Or use gmplayer if you compiled it with "--with-gui" option

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Old 04-10-2004, 10:14 PM   #26
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thats the default behaviour, you need to give the file you want to play as the argument.
Or use gmplayer if you compiled it with "--with-gui" option
Thanks, that seems to work. Actually, since I used "apt-get", it is now on the RedHat Start Menu. That ran. I created a link to it on my desktop, and a glance at Properties verifies your suggestion about "gmplayer".

I still don't get any sound, but now I at least I can play movies. I have sound problems all the time. I think it's hardware, since I am using on-MB sound. I have an external blaster-compatible card coming my way soon.

Then I went and got Xine. This one seems to be a bit better. I'd recommend giving it a try, if you haven't already.

Now my biggest issue is getting RealPlayer to work. Different thread.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 10:55 PM   #27
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Originally posted by pokergeek
I could never get Realplayer to work in Fedora. I did have it working in SUSE. A pal turned me on to apt-get. I ran apt-get install mplayer. It jumped through its hoops, and appeared to work OK. However, when I try to run mplayer:

mplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libxvidcore.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Any ideas?
You mentioned you were having trouble with Realplayer, which isn't what this thread is about, he probably just missed the mplayer: in front of your error message. And snakeo2 you should only need to install ATi drivers for 3D hardware acceleration, so you shouldn't need to install any drivers (which for ATi, is a pain compared to nVidia) so that's not your problem.
 
Old 04-11-2004, 12:12 AM   #28
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im pretty sure i already have the drivers installed. video card was working fine with xp. here is my question, i downloaded it all the rpm packages needed to run mplayer(i think) and when it launches im able to view pictures, but when i tried to play mpegs or videos i downloaded from the net thats when i get the error messge. im gonna back to mplayerhq.org and do some reading. if one of your guys know of anything , please advise
 
Old 08-25-2004, 10:30 AM   #29
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Originally posted by snakeo2
i was able to launch mplayer, but it doesnt seem to be working , when i try to play an mpeg file im getting this message

It seems there is no Xvideo support for your video card available.
Run 'xvinfo' to verify its Xv support and read DOCS/HTML/en/devices.html#xv!
See 'mplayer -vo help' for other (non-xv) video out drivers. Try -vo x11
Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.

what can i do to fix this problem??
You video card and driver combination seem not to support XVideo extension, using which is one of the best methods of displaying video on X11. You might want to update your XFree86 to see if a newer version supports Xv for your card (what is it, anyway?) or try an alternative vo with MPlayer, for example VIDIX (-vo xvidix).

Please read the excellent MPlayer docs, especially:
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en...ml#video-cards
and
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en...ml#output-trad

Regards,
R.
 
  


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