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Old 08-02-2002, 09:16 AM   #16
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where did you get
Mplayer-yada.yada.tar.bz2, from?

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Old 08-02-2002, 10:39 AM   #17
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directly from the mantainer's website http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/dload.html the first row is the source (hungary link for http gets bz2ball (tar.bz2)
 
Old 08-04-2002, 09:06 AM   #18
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Dear Friends,

I could make mplayer work!!! I wrote mplayer -vo x11 (file name- with the complete path to it)
Now, what does -vo means?
How may I use the gui?
How may I add skins?

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Old 08-04-2002, 10:06 AM   #19
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Congratulations! If you type mplayer -vo help you can get a list of other available options to use. Such as mplayer -vo xv and so on.

a: video output (this means the device you are outputting it to)

b: gmplayer (if you configured it during the ./configure stage)

c: d/l them and untar them into the /usr/local/mplayer/Skins directory

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Old 08-04-2002, 10:47 AM   #20
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mplayer also creates .mplayer/Skin directory in your home you can put the skins there
 
Old 08-04-2002, 07:24 PM   #21
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I shall see, thank you!
but does it support audio files too, like avi and wav files?

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Old 08-04-2002, 09:18 PM   #22
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Of course it does
 
Old 08-05-2002, 11:43 AM   #23
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and the command is .......?

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Old 08-05-2002, 09:11 PM   #24
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mplayer /path/to/filename.wav
mplayer -vo x11/path/to/file.avi
 
Old 09-27-2002, 10:39 PM   #25
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okay i have read every post in here and think maybe i am getting close. then again maybe not. i am running rh7.3 with an ati 3d rage pro agp 1x/2x. if i am in kde and open mplayer from the k menu, i get: "can't load /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc". i can close that and get the same results as i about to tell you. if i try to just open the file form the directory its in i get: "error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device". if i try command line i get: well, alot of errors. someone point me in the right direction. at least about the font errors?? thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-28-2002, 01:41 AM   #26
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Well there is a font package that you should install from mplayer's homepage www.mplayerhq.hu

As for the error, did you specify a video out device? An example of a command would be:
mplayer -vo x11 /path/to/file/filename.avi

Where x11 is the video out device.

Maybe a few of the many errors you get from issuing command line, might help to diagnose your problem a little better.

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Old 09-28-2002, 08:05 PM   #27
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Question almost got it (mplayer)

okay it works mostly great from command when i specify the -vo (in my case x11). but if i open it by clicking on an avi file is still get the same error as before (the error being "error opening/initializing theselected video_out (-vo) device"). making me think that i need to find the config file that will let me permanently change the -vo selection or specify it. but where does that file hide? and next i'll tackle the problem i get opening it from the k menu. thanks again
 
Old 09-29-2002, 05:23 AM   #28
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/etc/mplayer.conf:

vo = x11
 
Old 12-01-2002, 09:04 PM   #29
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Question

Okay....I have been reading this thread about mplayer, and decided to give it a try. On install, I used the following:

./configure
make
make install

All went well. What I forgot was to include the option to enable the gui in ./configure.

I went back to reconfigure with the --enable-gui option
then reinitiated the make command, and I began getting errors.
Not knowing what the hell I am doing I went ahead and did the make install command to see what would happen, and got more errors. Ultimately I still do not have the gui version.

The mplayer works fine though, both through the terminal, and by double-clicking the .mpeg files.

What do I have to do to get the gui? Is there a way to UNINSTALL mplayer and start all over? Will that help?

I don't have a clue what the errors mean, but I will include them in this post .


Thanks so much for your help.

Chris (very newbie)

ERRORS:

FROM MAKE:

ac3enc.c:1310: internal error: Segmentation fault
Please submit a full bug report,
with preprocessed source if appropriate.
See <URL:http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/> for instructions.
make[1]: *** [ac3enc.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/chris/MPlayer-0.90pre10/libavcodec'
make: *** [libavcodec/libavcodec.a] Error 2

FROM MAKE INSTALL:

[root@GODZILLA MPlayer-0.90pre10]# make install
make -C libavcodec
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/chris/MPlayer-0.90pre10/libavcodec'
gcc -O4 -march=athlon-xp -mcpu=athlon-xp -pipe -ffast-math -fomit-frame-pointer -D_REENTRANT -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -Wall -g -DHAVE_AV_CONFIG_H -I.. -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_GNU_SOURCE -c -o ac3enc.o ac3enc.c
ac3enc.c: In function `encode_exp':
ac3enc.c:1310: internal error: Segmentation fault
Please submit a full bug report,
with preprocessed source if appropriate.
See <URL:http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/> for instructions.
make[1]: *** [ac3enc.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/chris/MPlayer-0.90pre10/libavcodec'
make: *** [libavcodec/libavcodec.a] Error 2
 
Old 12-01-2002, 09:24 PM   #30
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You probably don't need to un-install the old one. You should unpack clean sources before compiling it again, if you're not doing that, then that's probably the problem.
 
  


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