Drop out with 1080p file

Mark Greenwood captain_bodge at yahoo.co.uk
Mon May 17 20:16:47 UTC 2010

On Monday 17 May 2010 20:53:17 Knapp wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 8:32 PM, Mark Greenwood
> <captain_bodge at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Monday 17 May 2010 08:19:58 Knapp wrote:
> >> I installed smplayer and it compains on startup that my mplayer is out
> >> of date. How do I fix that in Kubuntu? Is there a repo or something
> >> for more current stuff?
> >>
> >>
> > Just ignore that error, it works anyway. Go to SMPlayer's Preferences window, and on the Video tab choose vdpau as the Output driver.
> >
> > I hope somebody updates mplayer soon, but there don't seem to be any issues with it so far.
> >
> > Mark
> I did as you suggested and now SMPlayer does not show any picture at
> all. It acts as if it were playing a mp3 file. So I am once again
> lost. :-(
Are you sure you installed libvdpau1? If you have then are you definitely running the nvidia propietary driver? If yes to both then perhaps your card doesn't support vdpau.


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