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Old 05-09-2007, 02:08 PM   #1
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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?

Old 05-10-2007, 06:23 AM   #2
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afaik kaffeine uses xine as an backend.
maybe kaffeine configures xine to use another video driver?
Old 05-10-2007, 08:41 AM   #3
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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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