MPlayer doesnt play any movies ?

Wulfy wulfmann at
Mon Nov 26 17:38:51 UTC 2007

John Dangler wrote:
> Just installed MPlayer and its associated parts (skins, fonts, moz)
> I have some avi movie files on a usb drive, so I thought I'd try this
> out. Every file I attempt to open says the same thing - 
> "Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device."
> Can anyone point me to how to work this out?
> Thanks
Do you have the w32codecs and the other codecs installed?  You can get 
them from the medibuntu repository...



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