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Old 05-15-2005, 01:03 AM   #1
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mplayer


I've been trying to set up mplayer for a little while now, I've painstakingly gone through every step described on their site, word by word. Still, I'm having problems getting the GUI to work. Here's what happens when I try to run it:
Code:
jordan@linux:~> gmplayer bob.mov
MPlayer 1.0pre7-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon/Celeron Foster (Family: 8, Stepping: 9)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2
 
 
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Permission denied
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup scripts.
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.
I'm still iffy on many things. When it says, "add this to startup scripts", I'm a little confused. I could make a script that would run at the startup, but I don't think that's exactly what they mean. Where are my official "startup scripts" located?

Running SuSe 9.2
 
Old 05-15-2005, 01:23 AM   #2
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is mplayer gui showing or not??
 
Old 05-15-2005, 01:48 AM   #3
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No, I see a small window for a split second, then it disappears and I see that text I posted.
 
Old 05-15-2005, 02:36 AM   #4
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Hell-o,

I get about the same output when I run gmplayer from a terminal.

Have you tried opening other files with gmplayer? Have you tried opening bob.mov with a different video player? Have you just tried to run gmplayer alone? Maybe you need to set up some video and/or audio settings in its preferences.


Blessed Be,

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Old 05-15-2005, 06:19 AM   #5
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run command
echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq
if gmplayer work fine

add
echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq
to your /etc/rc.local file.




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Old 05-15-2005, 12:27 PM   #6
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Alright, things is a changin, and I think I'm getting close to an answer.
After running command
Code:
echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq
while in root, when I try to run gmplayer, I get this instead.
Code:
jordan@linux:~> gmplayer SexyBoys.mov
MPlayer 1.0pre7-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon/Celeron Foster (Family: 8, Stepping: 9)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE SSE2
 
 
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
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.
This is diffrent than before. I think the Permission Denied might be messing me up. Which brings me to a new set of questions.

For some reason, I think mplayer is owned by root. The GUI search function on SuSe is not working.

(For example, if I search the "/" folder for mplayer, I get 5 or so results, if I search "/home/jordan/" I get 12 results. The search function should continue recursively throughout the entire system, but for some reason it does not.)

The reason that matters is that I'm trying to find out where the mplayer and gmplayer links are, and where the program is installed. I have had no luck finding them (because of buggy search), so I have been unable to change their permisions so that normal users can use them. The gmplayer and mplayer commands were not installed for root, so I can't run them under root because I don't know where they are.

Where would the actual mplayer and gmplayer links/files be found?
What is the command prompt search command?
Am I barking up the wrong tree and are permissions not even one of my problems?

I could be totally wrong, but I'd like to know.
 
Old 05-15-2005, 02:23 PM   #7
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You can use command
whereis gmplayer
for example:
Code:
[cloud@RaMetal manga]$ whereis  gmplayer
gmplayer: /usr/local/bin/gmplayer /usr/local/bin/gmplayer.zh_CN
[cloud@RaMetal manga]$ ll  /usr/local/bin/gmplayer
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 7  5  4 19:51 /usr/local/bin/gmplayer -> mplayer
[cloud@RaMetal manga]$ ll  /usr/local/bin/mplayer
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 6121088  5  4 19:51 /usr/local/bin/mplayer
[cloud@RaMetal MPlayer-1.0pre7]$ ll  /dev/rtc
crw-r--r--  1 root root 10, 135  5 13 23:28 /dev/rtc


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