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Old 02-10-2005, 04:21 AM   #1
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Question mplayer not working


i have just installed mplayer for redhat.. i got two problems with that
when i execute command mplayer with the file name as argument its playing but i couldn hear the music. second when executing the command 'gmplayer', i got this in terminal

MPlayer 1.0pre6-3.2.2 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Celeron 2/Pentium III Tualatin (Family: 6, Stepping: 1)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 SSE


vo: X11 running at 800x600 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)

but i couldn see the mplayer window..

can anyone tell me wats the problem?
 
Old 02-10-2005, 07:08 PM   #2
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do enable gmplayer u need to re configure.

./configure --enable-gui
what vid format u playing?
n what sound codec does it have?
 
Old 02-10-2005, 10:15 PM   #3
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To make gmplayer works you need to get a skin from Mplayer webpage, then unpack the file you download and put all the files (that are inside the unpacked folder) and copy to: /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/default/
If you want to use others skins, you can put them on ~/.maplayer/Skin

The sound problem maybe you can fix it putting another way out codec; i don't know how you do that in a terminal; i use the gmplayer, you can do it from the options.
 
Old 02-11-2005, 12:33 AM   #4
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i did wat u two guys suggested. i configure using --enable-gui option and downloaded Blue skin from the webpage and unpacked in the folder as Lier suggested.. but the prolem remains the same..
i dont know abt the vid's but i tried changing it from 1 to 10.. but it doesnt work...
i cant see the mplayer link in the startmenu->sound and video...
 
Old 02-11-2005, 06:52 AM   #5
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well mplayer won't b in there, u'll need to make a shortcut,
I also have problems with the gui,

but u figured how to play vids with mplayer.
it's mplayer "link of the movie"

not just out curiosity
have u downloaded the codecs?
from mplayer site?
 
Old 02-11-2005, 06:58 AM   #6
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yes, i have downloaded the codecs..
 
Old 02-18-2005, 04:29 AM   #7
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its not working still .. i have tried in all ways..
i couldn get the gui window.. even without using gui i couldn hear the sound...
help me
 
Old 02-18-2005, 04:51 AM   #8
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mplayer gui probs as well

I get much the same. I have the codes installed and the Blue skin into ~.mplayer/skin/default/skin . I run gmplayer (from console)

and then the fan on my laptop kicks in and nothing happens just sits there.

However once I give up after like 5 mins and press Ctrl C the error message is return in a grpahical message dialog.


Mplayer itself plays mp3s and video files fine, just cant get the gui working.

p.s. please treat me gently I have only been using Linux since the weekend.
 
Old 02-18-2005, 05:11 AM   #9
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hi i got my gui working now.. its working with audio files but not properly with video files. its playing the video mush faster and no audio too.. i couldn play the wmv file.. these are the problems.. can u help me?
 
Old 02-18-2005, 05:21 AM   #10
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Go into the options and play a bit with the video driver settings. I'm now using xv as driver and some others ran stuff twice as fast. I'm not sure which will work but there aren't many options.

If you run mplayer from the command line do you get an error about the audio in the movie then?
 
Old 02-18-2005, 07:45 AM   #11
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Re: mplayer gui probs as well

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Originally posted by razzman
I get much the same. I have the codes installed and the Blue skin into ~.mplayer/skin/default/skin . I run gmplayer (from console)

and then the fan on my laptop kicks in and nothing happens just sits there.

However once I give up after like 5 mins and press Ctrl C the error message is return in a grpahical message dialog.


Mplayer itself plays mp3s and video files fine, just cant get the gui working.

p.s. please treat me gently I have only been using Linux since the weekend.

You need, at least, one skin at "/usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/default/", unpack blue skin and copy all the files(that are in the unpacked folder) to that location.
If you want to use others skins, you can put them on "~/.maplayer/Skin", and not on "~./mplayer/skin/default/skin" the last 2 folder don't have to exist. Be careful with the folders names, "skin" won't work, but "Skin" will.
 
Old 02-18-2005, 08:12 AM   #12
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hi
thanks to u guys, now video is playing properly with audio too. but i couldn run the wmv files and wma files.. what may be the problem? is there any codecs to be installed.. if so please tell me

i would suggest razzman and lier to load the new skin in the folder " /usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin/" .. after this there will be two folder in that directory as default and Blue( if use blue skin)..
while running from the terminal , use the command
"gmplayer -skin Blue".. it works for me...
 
Old 02-23-2005, 09:46 AM   #13
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Lovely Stuff

That appears to hace worked it just complain about the default true type font missing which I am looking into as I type

also it crashed when playing train spotting the defintitve ed but if I want that sorted I should report if with a debug report to the mplayer developers

Thanx again

 
Old 03-14-2005, 05:15 PM   #14
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No video in Mplayer

Hi,

I recently installed the newest MPlayer from CVS from the offical homepage. I did everything the way the manual told me and I cant seem to get any video going. I got the codecs and extracted them into /usr/local/lib/codecs. I then went to install mplayer, configured it, make & make install, went to play a divx file and no vid.

So I went and found a Divx and Xvid codec and extracted them to the codecs folder in /usr/local/lib/codecs. I got the same problem. I can't even play normal mpegs. All I get is sound from those.

I also did the whole ffmpeg and got libavcodec and libavformat. I am sure I did everything correctly, but any help would be appreciative. I currently use Ubuntu 4.10 warty. If some one could kind of just guide me through step by step it would be great. I just would hate it to find out it was some stupid mistake. I am sure thats what it is.
 
Old 03-14-2005, 07:51 PM   #15
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which codecs have you downloaded???

Do you tryed to put them on /usr/local/lib/win32???
 
  


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