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Old 10-01-2004, 02:32 AM   #1
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trouble playing mpeg files with MPlayer-0.90


I am using Fedora Core 1 (Red Hat 10) on my PC .

I got the movie player for linux MPlayer-0.90.tar.bz2

I uncompressed it and then installed it using
make install

It was installed successfully. But the problem is than when i try to play mpeg files with it it does not show any video & i get to hear only the audio.

I used the command

mplayer song.mpeg

to play the mpeg file at the 'bash' shell with the X server running

it opens the file and prints some output
In between there are lines saying (opening video codec....)

The last line is
Starting playback...................................................

and audio is heard. But there is no video output

I even tried to play the .mpeg files after stopping the X server but to no avail.
Old 10-01-2004, 08:15 AM   #2
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Common problem: You've compiled mplayer _before_ installing the codecs. Simple solution: Install the codecs and compile mplayer again. Take a look at the documentation, more precisely here:



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