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Old 01-01-2003, 08:52 PM   #1
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Unhappy trouble with mplayer!!?

So I got mplayer working with GUI while running as root. It's sure is great, but now it doesn't work as non-root user. So i setup the button to run gmplayer (linked to mplayer) as root it worked more but not. I've alterd permisions on all the things i can find that are related and no change.

Running RH8 on i686 kde3 qt3

Old 01-01-2003, 10:57 PM   #2
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Did you make sure whatever file your trying to play, either a media file or maybe your dvd device has the permissions to allow a regular user ??
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You may want to start mplayer from a shell. It may print out what the problem is.
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i've same problem, mplayer runs correctly if i start gui or mplayer from a root account. The problem ocurs when i run it from a non-root user, mplayer runs perfectly from shell, however if i run it from mplayer gui, it starts correctly but crashes when i want to start film.

How i said i think the problem is on permisions, i've change some /dev/ permisions but, it doesnt work.


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