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GNOME MPlayer DivX plugin does not work

The Firefox plugin for Totem works for DivX streaming videos, but the GNOME MPlayer one does not, for example for the videos on stagevu.com. What could be wrong here?
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What is the best video software that can play more than one instance besides Gnome MPlayer?

What is the best video software that can play more than one instance besides Gnome MPlayer? I'm tired of using Gnome MPlayer that always creates a pop out dialog about “Failed to open VDPAU backend ...
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How do I force Gnome Commander to use VLC instead of Movie Player by default?

When I double click on a video file in Gnome Commander, for some reason it opens in Movie Player (Totem?) instead of VLC, which is set as preferred for all file types. Clicking on the same file from ...
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GNOME Mplayer: “Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so” error

Using GNOME Mplayer everytime I play a video, I get the annoying dialog pop-out in the screenshot below.
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Annoying VDPAU error in MPlayer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GNOME Mplayer: “Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so” error Every time I play a video with MPlayer, I'm getting an annoying popup dialog saying: ...
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Anybody know what happened to gmplayer in Maverick?

My long-term media player (for various reasons) has been gmplayer. A simple floating UI that remembered its fullscreen layout and just worked for me. I'm not trying to convert anybody but please ...
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How to enable video playing on a second monitor using Intel graphics?

On Windows overlay-rendered video playback was working correct on all the monitors. On Linux I not only have to place my external monitor below (instead of right to) my laptop's panel to enable its ...
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gnome-mplayer to play on second screen with option xineramascreen

I am trying to make gnome-mplayer play a video in fullscreen on my second screen. I am using a Nvidia card with xineramascreen. Below is my ~/.mplayer/config file. [default] xineramascreen=1 ...