those .mov files!
alex_snow at gmx.net
Sat Feb 24 11:52:03 EST 2007
It wants fb0 so it can play video, even though its not a gui
application. Try using the -vo option to set output using svgalib if
it supports that or the dummy video output.
Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 07:04:59AM -0500, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> Sometimes .mov files get downloaded with podcasts. I downloaded
> mplayer-nogui and couldn't get that to do anything but error out. Get
> this, a nogui application that still wants to open fb0 and use X. Since I
> didn't get X configured enough it would work with any accessibility
> software on Debian it certainly wasn't configured well enough to support
> mplayer-nogui. So when I downloaded mplayer-gui I remember I had used
> apt-cache search search-string | less to search for similar packages and
> vlc was also listed. For that reason I installed both. Now I don't know
> if mplayer-nogui will work on this system with some arcane combination of
> options, but I do know typing vlc file.mov was all that was necessary to
> play a movie file and actually hear something other than bitching about my
> X-display and lirc and joystick equipment would not work.
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