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mplayer problem with Lives installation

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 x64 and trying to install the video editor Lives. It installs correctly, but when I open it and goes through the Testing Configuration screen, I get a problem with: Checking ...
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Smplayer + MPV subtitle size

I started using Smplayer 16.1.10 + MPV (git-9a2a0b0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i realized that i cannot set my subtitle font size by default. I go to preferences and subtitle and i set it to ...
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Mplayer2 is mute, despite volume on the program and pulse being high

Once restart after installing and using correctly mplayer2, now I can't hear a thing, even when volume of the program and pulse is high. Other programs (i.e. clementine, cinnamon) I can hear ...
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play video in minimal ubuntu

I am trying to play video using mplayer/vlc in minimal ubuntu. At start up i login into tty1, i installed xorg and executed startx command from tty1 which takes me to tty7 terminal automatically. In ...
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Unable to paste file name in terminal using mouse

Hi Iam a newbie to linux .If some body help me trouble shoot the below problem that will be greatful .I now only changed my gnome desktop to xfce . While playing video in terminal using mplayer Iam ...
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vlc 4k choppy while mplayer is smooth

I'm trying to run a 4k h264 MPEG4-AVC part 10, 4k 3840x2160 video. It's totally choppy on VLC (2.1.6 Rincewind) which seems to use only one CPU. The video is perfectly smooth on mplayer which seems to ...
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How can we use mplayer's keyboard shortcuts in kmplayer in ubuntu?

How can we use mplayer's keyboard shortcuts in kmplayer in ubuntu? I have installed both the mplayer and kmplayer in my Ubuntu 14.04 system using following commands: sudo apt-get install mplayer ...
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Why is gnome-mplayer stuttering?

The stutter occurs at random when playing mp3 files. It also occurs specifically when using space bar to pause/restart a running video. But it only occurs if that video has been fwd/rev using the ...
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Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg when compiling MPlayer

When I tried to compile it , it gives me the above error. I tried building the dependencies but it still does not work. The error message is as shown: Checking for QuickTime codecs ... yes Checking ...
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How can I change the webcam that MPlayer uses?

I can use mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to take a picture with my laptop's built-in webcam and save it to the hard drive. I want MPlayer to use my USB webcam instead of the laptop's built-in ...
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What command can I use to change the output location of MPlayer?

I'm using mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to make MPlayer take a single shot from my webcam. Currently, it saves it to the desktop. What command can I use to make it save the file to /var/www/html ...
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mplayer suddenly stopped responding to keyboard commands - what gives?

As of a few days ago, mplayer on my machine (Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit) no longer reacts to commands such as 'q' to quit, 'm' to mute etc. I've noticed it complains about not being able to find the ...
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Phone: 15.4 update to Build 107 => no media player

I've got the Meizu MX4 :) and 15.04 OS-Build 107 (armhf 20150908-020305). The media player is no longer available in the Ubuntu Store, before with 15.04 rc3 it worked.... Any ideas why? Thanks
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how do i get dvd menus in mplayer

I love mplayer but I can't figure out how to get the DVD menus working I herd you need to type something like this mplayer dvdnav:// but I don't know what comes after that.
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What player can I use to repeat a specific part of an audio file?

What player can I use to repeat a specific part of an audio file? e.g. I need an audio file to repeat from second 10 to 22, in a loop. This can be done via mplayer, but mplayer is not visual and is ...
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How to stream an increasing video file over HTTP?

I'm creating a ts video file with GnuTV, so it's always growing while GnuTv is running. I serve it over Http with Apache. On the client I could watch the file with Mplayer2 or VLC. But the stream ...
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“mplayer -vo caca fma.avi” lags, how can i skip frames so it doesn't lag

"mplayer -vo caca" looks funny and enjoyably fun to watch in breaks, especially as a screen saver! Unfortunately it lags, and (since video/asci is synced to sound,) sound is fragmented ( "s", pause, ...
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How do I deal with mplayer2 forwarding latency?

I use smplayer as default player on ubuntu 15.04, which is provided by mplayer2 now. It takes mplayer2 more than 3 secs to forward a video, which is unacceptable. On ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS, ...
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Problem with gstreamer - jpeg format in recording HD

I'm using this pipeline script to capture simultaneously from a webcam (in 1080P - 30 fps) and a framegrabber (24 fps) and the audio into one container: gst-launch-1.0 \ v4l2src device=/dev/video0 ...
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RTSP stream on ubuntu touch?

I am trying to run a RTSP video stream on nexus tablet having Ubuntu-touch running on it. using 3 players to make it happen: 1. VLC control 2. MPlayer 3. Gstreamer 1.0 a. VLC is not working on my ...
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How can I use VLC, Mplayer or ffplay in Ubuntu Touch/Phone?

I've installed them on Ubuntu Touch/phone - but when I start them in an terminal, Vlc, Mplayer will only play the video in ascii-mode, and ffplay complains that it could not intialize SDL. I guess ...
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Capturing stream via video player?

Is there a way to run stream from http://www.ustream.tv/ using mplayer or wget or anything different than a web browser ?
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How to enable hardware acceleration of video decoding in mplayer with Intel HD3000 on Vivid?

There used to be a vaapi build of mplayer but it doesn't seem to be maintained any more and doesn't work in Vivid. Default mplayer2 build from the repo uses 40% of CPU during 720p playback. Same as ...
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Gecko media player, Gnome, mplayer - Detect SWF objects?

I struggle with SWF objects and Gecko media player. I will not simply detect .SWF video pages. How to fix this? All other formats seem fine except that it will not embed them directly in page, when ...
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Bangla subtitle(connected letter) problem in VLC and gnome-mplayer

I am trying to run a srt file written in unicode Bangla. I have changed the encoding settings to UTF-8 and select a Bangla unicode font in VLC subtitle settings. I can see normal letter but not ...
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Unable to install MPlayer on ubuntu Linux 3.2.0-76-generic

I am trying to install MPlayer on my Ubuntu system but every time I am getting following text on terminal: "Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y 0% [Connecting to 10.0.0.100 ...
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mplayer: <shift>-<left>|<right> seek by 1 second not working?

I use Shift-⇐ and Shift-⇒ on one of my Ubuntu 14.04 machines to seek back and forth by 1s respectively, but it doesn't work on another machine with the same OS. Any clues as to why? This is about ...
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Bind character keys to command in Mplayer

How can I bind character keys to command? Like binding RIGHT seek +5 and something like that but with character keys like a, b, c etc. UPDATE This answer (which this question is marked as duplicate ...
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How to show and move to certain number of playlist in mplayer?

Mplayer can play a playlist of videos with this command: mplayer -playlist <playlist-name> But how can I go to certain number of playlist that being played? What command to use?
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Delayed streaming music server

So I made a move halfway across the world and I am real happy I can still listen to my favorite music station back home, but the problem is the time difference is 12 hours so I am always listening in ...
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MPlayer bug fix 1218510

Fails to open due to: PNG read error in /usr/share/mplayer/skins/default/main People have been able to fix the problem with Paul Andreassen's workaround but I can't do one step. Here is the ...
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Where does mplayer store cache?

I tried to look for this searching around but was unable to find it. So I ask here instead of RTFS. And how do you change the setting?
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EZ Grabber 2 - USB 2.0 Video Capture Card - Audio & Video together cause Ubuntu 14.04 freeze

I can not use correctly this video capture card. Audio OR Video work fine indipendently but not together. SOME AUDIO EXAMPLES (Cx231xx Audio is turned OFF in Pulse audio Volume Control): vlc ...
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Best video performance in Acer Aspire 522 netbook

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04.1 32-bit in Acer Aspire One 522 netbook with ATI Radeon GPU. I already installed proprietary fglrx-driver from official repository. (EDIT: proprietary driver downloaded from ...
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SMPlayer plays mp4 video too fast on Ubuntu 14.04

Another way: I try to download source and compile latest mplayer, Now when I play mp4 file with command line mplayer Train.mp4 have no problem, but still when play with smplayer have the same ...
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How to increase video quality in SMPlayer like cyberlink powerdvd?

Cyberlink Powerdvd have a feature called "software decoding with truetheater enhancement". For example: "to up scale the original video to a higher resolution version, which is sharper and ...
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How to get mplayer's volnorm working in 14.04?

I recently upgraded a media-PC from 12.04 to 14.04. Now the audio-filter -af volnorm=2:0.25 of mplayer does not seem to work any more. The filter is accepted by the command-line, but just doesn't ...
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How to set mplayer as the default video application in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I added a new entry under ~/.local/share/applications as suggested in another discussion, and it now shows up in the contextual menu: However, while in the previous versions of Ubuntu, you could ...
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mplayer configure Error: libavutil/x86/asm.h header is required for shared FFmpeg

In Ubuntu 14.04,I run ./configure --enable-gui --enable-xvid-lavc --enable-xv --enable-alsa to install mplayer,when it comes to Checking for FFmpeg .... then the error shows up. I cat config.log, the ...
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can't play ISO either on Ubuntu 14.04(laptop) or 12.04 (netbook)_mplayer, vlc do not play

I have two computers running Ubuntu (both dual boot with Windows 7): laptop Toshiba, Processor: Intel Celeron CPU900 @2.20Ghz Graphics: Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset 64-bit netbook Packard ...
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How to play rtsp streams in ubuntu?

More specifically, the question is how to play rtsp streams from addresses that have a question mark in them. I.E: rtsp://some.server.name:554/video_file.wmv?authstring=sOm3StrIN2==&param=3 I ...
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Mplayer not working after upgrading to 14.04

Last night I upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10. After reboot, I can't play mp4 videos on smplayer. (and also from mplayer using terminal) I get following error. :~$ mplayer '/home/vishwaje/Desktop/A-ha - ...
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Region 1 DVD won't play - all region 2 dvds play fine

I can play region 2 dvds perfectly and I thought I could play region 1 dvds as well but I just bought one on ebay and it won't play in vlc, totem, smplayer, mplayer, xine or handbrake. Apparently if ...
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isn't it possible to install mplayer and devede at the same time?

I use Smplayer which uses Mplayer, I want to install Devede to create DVDs that can be played on DVD players. When I install Devede, it removes Mplayer and install Mplayer2 which doesn't work with ...
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How do I change the shortcuts in mplayer?

I want to change the shortcuts in mplayer. More specifically, I want when I press the RIGHT button to go to the next song in the playlist instead. How can I do that?
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mplayer aalib missing (“-vo aa” not working)

I've just figured out that I'm unable to use aalib to render video output in mplayer. For those who do not know, aalib is the library for rendering videos in ASCII. Before upgrading to 14.04 it ...
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Smplayer problem on Ubuntu 14.04

Ever since I upgraded to 14.04 I've had problems with my smplayer playback. I thought it might be an upgrade issue and so I fresh-installed the OS and installed smplayer first thing, still the same ...
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How to stop update for Mencoder & mplayer in my system (14.04)? [duplicate]

I have 14.04 installed but I have problem with mencoder & mplayer which always want to update to version from 2012 But I compiled mencoder & mplayer from sources so I get newest version. How ...
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avconv set really slow frame rate

I have just a couple of images ( 20-40 ) and I want make movie which plays with frame rate 1-2 fps ( i.e. each image should be visible for 0.5-1 second ) ... so the whole movie should take ~20-40 ...
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Have tearing (no Vsync) in movies (Nvidia proprietary driver)

This is more of KDE than Ubuntu question, but... I have visible tearing on screen. KDE composition, flash video in Firefox, and simple games like kpat are vsynced, but in steam games and in movies ...