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trashbird1240 05-09-2007 03:08 PM

Kaffeine picture brightness
Howdy Forum,

I've got Slackware 11 running at home with a kernel and 1280x1024 screen. I've installed kaffeine from Linuxpackages and then from Slackbuilds and they both came out with a washed-out, over-bright picture. This does not happen in xine, the picture is normal. I've installed libdvdcss and libdvdread.

I thought at first this was an Xorg problem, so I ran xorgconfig -- that fixed everything else including screen resolution, fonts and a bunch of other stuff, but Kaffeine was still the same.

Any ideas? Has anyone else had this happen?


erklaerbaer 05-10-2007 07:23 AM

afaik kaffeine uses xine as an backend.
maybe kaffeine configures xine to use another video driver?

trashbird1240 05-10-2007 09:41 AM

That's what was so weird: I figured "it's playing using xine, so it must be universal..." I was wrong ;)

I also thought this might be a Slackware-specific configure option, so I tried the SlackBuild, but that was the same story.


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