Is there a package I should install to use xine embedded in other applications?

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at
Wed Nov 4 19:43:26 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 04 Nov 2009 10:17:35 Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2009/11/4 Marcelo Magno T. Sales <mmtsales at>:
> > Em Terça-feira 03 Novembro 2009, Marcelo Magno T. Sales escreveu:
> >>
> >>  I
> >>  have just noticed that mplayer is unable to use the "xv" video
> >>  driver when it is ran by this user, but it can when it is ran by the
> >>  test user I created. Strange... I was able to use the "xv" driver in
> >>  mplayer before upgrading from jaunty to karmic.
> >
> > Sorry, this is not correct: I can run mplayer with the xv driver if I
> > run mplayer directly, but it does not work if I run it embedded in a
> > frontend (in smplayer, to be precise). If I run smplayer with the xv
> > driver selected, it shows a progress bar as if the video is playing, but
> > nothing is displayed, just like kaffeine and dragon player do. However,
> > I can see the video if I run smplayer with the "gl"driver.
> >
> Could it be something with your KDE desktop? Have you tried without
> desktop effects? Can you watch the movies if you login with for
> example fluxbox?
> / Jonas
If it's specific to a user, have you checked which groups those users are in and if there are any differences?


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