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Old 02-20-2005, 02:09 PM   #1
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MPLAYER DVD initialisation problem

Have downloaded and installed Mplayer on my Fedora Core system. Attempts to open a DVD bring up the message:

Error opening/initialising the selected video_out (-vo) device.

Where do I begin to address this issue? Some command line scripts would be very helpful. What doesn't recognise what?
Old 02-20-2005, 05:03 PM   #2
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The error pretty much tells you all it can. The -vo (video out) driver you selected isn't available.

Try another one

hint: mplayer -vo help will tell you the drivers mplayer was compiled with.

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