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Mplayer no video or audio on Intel HD 530 in Xubuntu 16.04

I have an Intel i3-6100 processor running Xubuntu 16.04. I'd like to get Mplayer working. I have tried some workarounds. VLC, for instance, works, particularly if I enable X11 display. But I need ...
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Html canvas and X Window Id

I am creating html5 application, and running it using ubuntu-html5-app-container. The page contains a canvas element. Is there any possibility to get X window id for the canvas element? As the one ...
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mplayer can't find display

I have been trying to get mplayer to play videos from console. It worked fine out of the box on the machine I am using, a Dell Inspiron N5050, in Ubuntu Mate 14.04. I am now on Ubuntu Mate 16.04. ...
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EasyCAP with VLC Ubuntu 16.04

I got an EasyCAP DC60+ video capture and want to use it to capture gameplays from a nintendo Wii. I have managed to install the drivers for the capturer (i think) and i can capture video on Mplayer ...
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Can't use mplayer on 16.04 LTS X64

When ever I try to use it gives this warning: Error in skin config file at line 19: PNG read error in /usr/share/mplayer/skins/default/skinb followed by another warning Config file processing ...
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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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How to mix and play back multiple audio tracks from a video file?

I have a video file (in an mkv container) with multiple audio tracks (aid=1,2,...). Using either mplayer or mpv, how can I play two of the audio tracks simultaneously (ideally being able to set each ...
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ubuntu 16.04 mplayer fullscreen issue

MPlayer refuses to go fullscreen when I start it with -noborder option. Without this option it works fine. I tried following command but it does not work. mplayer -vo vpdau -zoom -fs -noborder video....
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How to smooth subtitle fonts in SMPlayer?

How to smooth subtitle fonts in SMPlayer in Ubuntu 12.04. I prefer a solution for SMplayer. When the movie is playing subtitle fonts are blurry and pixelized.
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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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error with playing mkv files both in vlc and mplayer

I have 2 mkv files downloaded from the same place and when i try to open these files using vlc or mplayer only the sound will play and there is NO video. what do you think is the problem? ubuntu 14.04 ...
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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 work ...
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Persistent volume of mplayer via softvol

I am using mplayer to play songs via a bluetooth speaker. This works well but the problem I encounter is that the volume doesn't not stay on the adjusted percentage. How can I adjust the volume and ...
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How to view video file with external ac3 audio track?

I can listen to view the video with built-in audio (ac3) and listen to the audio track as regular sound file, but how to do these same time? Can't see such options in Totem, Kplayer, VLC, KMplayer, ...
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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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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 correctly....
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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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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 Bell:...
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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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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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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 webcam....
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Blu-ray player?

I'd like to play bluray discs in my laptop. I found the official documentation, and there it's explained that one should use mplayer and ffmpeg. Looking at the repositories, there exist two different ...
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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 input....
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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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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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“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 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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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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How can I Display a Progress Bar in mplayer?

Is there a way to display a progress bar in mplayer (running without a gui)? (I'm launching the mplayer command from the terminal like $ mplayer video.avi .) Or is there simply any kind of ...
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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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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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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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mplayer SVN r34540 update

How can I update my mplayer to latest version? I am using mplayer integrated with smplayer.
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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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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 (10.0.0....
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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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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 problem....
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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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SMPlayer not playing MP4 format

I am trying to run some MP4 videos on SMplayer , but the player is only playing the audio, and no video is visible. The same file I open in VLC player is showing video + audio. I like SMPlayer, as its ...
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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 artifact-...