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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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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 SVN r34540 update

How can I update my mplayer to latest version? I am using mplayer integrated with smplayer.
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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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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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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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(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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VLC and all main Ubuntu sofwares are unauthenticated

Then how I'll install all these software including VLC and Mplayer in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.?
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Why does mplayer freeze when running from Scheduled Tasks?

I've been trying to use Scheduled Tasks and mplayer as an alarm clock, scheduling mplayer /path/to/file.mp3 for my morning wakeup time, but whenever it reaches the scheduled time, mplayer freezes only ...
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Conflict between ffmpeg and mplayer

I have been dealing with this issue for a long time now. I compiled a patched version of ffmpeg offered by this company. The problem arises whenever I install mplayer via apt-get. Before the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Does Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900 (r2) [USB ID 2040:6502] work with ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have this DVB+Analog usb tv tuner Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900 (r2) [USB ID 2040:6502]. This used to work under ubuntu 10.04 LTS. But in 12.04 there seems to be a problem. I have linux-firmware-nonfree ...
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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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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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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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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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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 app. I don't know if i have permision to modify MPlayer, but since is open source... An ...
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blank screen on mplayer full sceen or logout

guys i have ubuntu linux 13.04 output of uname Code: Linux 3.2.0-49-generic #75-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jun 18 17:40:13 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux when i play a movie using mplayer full sceen ...
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MPlayer does not work

Using the xubuntu desktop, on Ubuntu Raring updated from Quantal. MPlayer never really worked. No video, no audio, nothing. I really can't be any more helpful, so here's the log: petey@home-pc:~$ ...
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madVR Render in Ubuntu

I used to play videos in potplayer on windows using (madVR rendering ). It's an amazing video renderer, is it possible to use it under ubuntu 13.04 ? if not, is there any similar video renderer for ...