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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 - OSD/Subtitles in audiofiles with album art

Is it possible to make OSD and subtitles work in audio-only files (mp3, flac etc.) that have a cover art image file? I mean: the timing and other things of OSD, and the subtitles that I have in a ...
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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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Saving just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely

Can I save just the audio track from a remote video file, without downloading it completely?
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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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apt doesn't update mplayer2 [closed]

I had mplayer2 from 13.04 repositories. Now I added motumedia PPA for it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:motumedia/mplayer-daily But while current mplayer2 is 2.0-554-gf63dbad-1ubuntu1 and ...
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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 ...
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Hardware accelerated video playback using mplayer [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I need video acceleration for MPlayer. I found this blog that gives me the information. http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/install-mplayer-with-va-api-hardware.html But the ...
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mplayer in mobile ubuntu

can we play video by running 'mplayer absolute-file-path' in terminal of ubuntu smartphone ? Also any thoughts about providing gestures , transparent invisible buttons etc. to navigate in video as ...
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How to prevent gnome-mplayer from asking to resume at the latest position

gnome-mplayer asks whether to resume at the latest position if the playback has been canceled before the end of the video in a previous run of the program. How can I prevent this, i.e. start every ...
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Why MPlayer can open a rtmp video but cannot download it?

when I open a rtmp movie with Mplayer I can see the streaming but when I try to download it Mplayer says "ERROR: Closing connection: NetStream.Play.StreamNotFound" anyone knows something about? I am ...
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Gnome MPlayer and [Play/Pause], [Next] buttons

On ubuntu 13.10 I'm using the [Fn]+[Play/Pause] key combination successfully with Totem, but because Totem makes my whole screen flicker when I use Javascript at the same time, I switched to Gnome ...
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smplayer doesn't show the formatting from the ass files

I have SMplayer on ubuntu 13.10 and it works perfectly, but when I tried to play a video with an ass file"Arabic language", it doesn't show the correct font formatting from the subtitle file, instead ...
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Any way to extract the current subtitle line from MPlayer

Is there any way to copy the current subtitle line to the clipboard or direct it into a different app? For example, while MPlayer is paused extract the line that is currently on the frame and send it ...
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mplayer video screen is disappearing

When I am trying to open any video file [ .mp4, .mkv, .flv so far ] with mplayer from right click context menu on Nautilus, the following things are happening: audio is playing but video playing ...
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SMPlayer h.264 decoding problem on 4670K Haswell

When I playing h.264 mpeg-2 video, and take four threads of decoding equal number of cores in my cpu (4670K Haswell). I got the following error in mplayer log: MPlayer interrupted by signal 11 in ...
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How to install mplayer1.1 in Ubuntu 13.10?

Is there any way I can install mplayer 1.1 in my Ubuntu 13.10 ? Ubuntu repositories are having mplayer 1.0 & They don't have Mplayer 1.1. How can I install it ?
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smplayer hides mouse cursor permanently

In 13.10, smplayer (and kmplayer and kplayer) hides the mouse pointer - permanently - it happens when start playing any video, and never comes back even after the program quits. The cursor can be ...
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Nothing in /dev/video0 after resume (i.e. mplayer /dev/video0 not working)

After a resume, mplayer is not playing video from /dev/video0 as it was before suspending. I suspect that I need to kill/reset/reconfigure something related to the video card but I have no idea how ...
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No sound while “listening” to the radio

Mplayer opens a link and it seems to be running smoothly. The only problem is that there is no sound to listen to. Apart from this there are no problems with sound in system.
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GNOME-MPlayer lags and/or plays audio only

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron Mini 1018. I used LUKS encryption and have a separate /home /swap and /root partition. All other applications run perfectly save GNOME-MPlayer. When I try ...
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Not able to play a video clearly on ubuntu terminal

I have downloaded a video from youtube using the ubuntu command-line (Virtual PC) sudo apt-get install youtube-dl youtube-dl http:<url> I am trying to play a video after installing sudo ...
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How to create Radio player based on Gnome MPlayer?

I want to make a radio player based on Gnome MPlayer, but just for one radio station, some like a native radio application. I don't know if I have permission to modify MPlayer, but since is open ...
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mplayer SVN r34540 update

How can I update my mplayer to latest version? I am using mplayer integrated with smplayer.
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kubuntu - what's the best smplayer configuration for best quality in hd movies (mkv)

I have ubuntu x64 13.04 with kde 4.11 and smplayer v0.8.6 and the last mplayer version from ppa. I have ATI video card HD6870 MSI with fglrx driver v13.4. My kde settings are: Composition mode: ...
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Replacement for mplayer?

I'm looking for a replacement for mplayer. mplayer is a audio player for the console. It works just fine when I use it like so: mplayer /path/to/audio.mp3 But when I start it in the background I ...
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(s)mplayer with smb sometimes hangs, can't be killed, only reboot works

I'm using a raspberry pi as a NAS, serving video over SMB (sshfs made it skip too much, NFS I never got working). I prefer to watch movies with smplayer, from my Xubuntu laptop (opening the smb share ...
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Control mplayer with slave mode, key_down_event problem

I'm trying to control mplayer through the slave mode with a fifo, some commands as echo "pt_step 1" >> fifo echo "quit" >> fifo echo "pause" >> fifo echo "set_property volume 60" ...
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How to recieve streamed audio with Chromium in Lubuntu?

Running Lubuntu 13.04 fresh install. Default chromium install fails on pls or m3u streaming audio, after attempting to install the plugin, due to following error: could not load mplayerplug-in is ...
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Copying second sceeen to be displayed on first screen

I'm developing an application that utilizes 2 screens, using ubuntu 12.04. The monitor is back to back, one side to the operator, the other facing toward customer. The problem is, on both monitor i ...
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Player to set short-keys for 1-second ahead/back jump?

I need to transcript to text some recordings and I need to jump back and forth, but sometimes 2-3 secs, sometimes 10, or more, or less. (On the long run these differences are not trivial in this type ...
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Properly play mkv file with external mka audio

I have some mkv files with ordered chapters + segment linking and my own external subs and audio. When I load external subs mplayer2 async subs with video, with external audio it skip segment linking ...
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“Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so” error even though not using Mplayer

I keep getting the following error message on my terminal: Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I understand this has something ...
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MPlayer: your system is too slow to play this!

I just tried playing back a 1080p AVCHD video file recorded at 60 FPS with my Sony DSLR on my Ubuntu 12.04 workstation, and to my surprise MPlayer was not able to play the video smoothly. I copied the ...
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kubuntu - vlc or smplayer video quality settings for HD movies (mkv etc…)

I have ubuntu 12.04.02 with kde 4.10 with 3d effects. I have a recent very fast PC. I have a ATI msi R6870 video card fglrx proprietary drivers 13.1. I have used video tearing option to reduce video ...
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On what (main) “engines” are based Ubuntu video players? [closed]

Thinking about using Xine, beside other players like VLC and the mplayer-based ones, I became interested in this and tried to understand this kind of terminology (player, frontend, gui, engine, etc), ...
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SMPlayer doesn't work with VDPAU?

I recently bought a Nvidia GT 440, and installed the proprietary nvidia-experimental-310 driver. Every player seems to be working alright with VDPAU, except Mplayer frontends like SMPlayer. Any ...
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How to boost mplayer (SMPlayer) sound (in Lubuntu)?

I am thinking of the useful feature present in the MPUI video player (mplayer for windows) that can enable volume boost to impressive levels (not from the volume slider, but just from the mouse ...
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Why doesn't mplayer work with VDPAU?

I'm trying to play a HD video file, the command to play the video is: mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau And the error I get is: [mkv] Track ID 1: video (V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC), -vid 0 [mkv] Track ID 2: ...
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Mplayer subtitle change color in config file

How change mplayer subtitle from white to yellow? Also how change subtitle font to Ubuntu-font-family ?
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Set mplayer as default application

I just did a fresh install of 12.10 and are now left wondering how to set mplayer as a global default application for video. I created a mplayer.desktop and added the same categories as totem has, ...
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how to play flash videos in a browser using mplayer or vlc

Give the excessive use of CPU while playing flash videos, I am interested in using mplayer or vlc instead. I tried the greasemonkey script with this userscript in Firefox and Chrome, but it kept ...
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mplayer does not disable screensaver

so i have upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and i installed smplayer from the repositories. The thing is when i play a movie (even in full screen) the screen saver comes up. I have to disable screensaver ...
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Is there any video player that plays Youtube playlists? [duplicate]

Flash support for Linux is still lacking. Older hardware often performs only poorly when trying to watch youtube videos. There are several external players (VLC, mplayer, minitube) that alleviate ...
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Bad HD video deinterlacing processing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with Unity. My system configuration is: CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4 GHz) RAM: 8192 Mb DDR2 Kingston Video: Palit GeForce GTX 260 216 SP, and my screen resolution is ...
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How to stream H264 Video from camera over FTP?

I bought a h264 security camera system last year and set it up to ftp video to my computer. I was able to get the video to play (even though it played a little fast) on Ubuntu 11.04 using mplayer. ...