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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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asus k52jb sound and video problem [closed]

I have problems with audio and video files of any type. I tried several programs like VLC, Rhytmbox, Mplayer, to play them but there is always some error. Mplayer shows me this: Fatal error! Error ...
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how change transparency amount of subtitle text in mplayer?

I want to change amount of transparency of subtitle in mplayer. Like -sub-bg-alpha option, but i want to change alpha of subtitle text. How i can do this?!
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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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How to change subtitle color and other options in mencoder command line tool?

I want to burn a subtitle file with .srt format in Persian (-utf8) into a video file with .mp4 format using mencoder. This command works for simple task: sudo mencoder input.mp4 -sub subtitle.srt ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...