MPlayer doesnt play any movies ?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Mon Nov 26 17:54:03 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 18:42 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Obviously Mplayer can't find the video device for which it is set up. 
> Enter the command
> mplayer -vo help
> to get a list of available devices. Then try them one after the other.
> The 
> command would be something like
> mplayer -vo x11 /path/to/your/video.avi
> where x1 is one of the devices from the list given by mplayer.

Just to add, once the OP found the working video device he can
right-click the video window, open Preferences and choose the correct
device on the Video tab.

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