mplayer error

Keith ac7xclnx at
Fri Nov 10 09:11:58 UTC 2006

On Mon, 6 Nov 2006, Xurxo Fernandez Gismero wrote:

> I installed a fresh version of Edgy. When trying to open a video with
> gmplayer i get this error:
> error opening/initializing the selectec video_out (-vo) device.
> Going to preferences and setting it to X11/Xv fix it but i was wondering
> why it didnt failed in previous versions (like with the need to set the
> audio codec).
> Shouldn this be considered a bug?

  No this is just setting up the program on the very first run. If the 
program reverts to the wrong video on every start you might want to make
sure that ~/.mplayer directory is writable along with the files in the 
dir, in a terminal type
ls -lh .mplayer



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