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#1 2006-01-09 17:47:28

christianpurefoy
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Registered: 2005-10-16
Posts: 136

mplayer pacman install problem

after typing:

pacman -S mplayer

everything went fine, but I can't get mplayer to open... for example- 'exec mplayer' simply closes the terminal window

is there something else i need to install to get it working?

thanks-o!

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#2 2006-01-09 17:52:08

paranoos
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From: thornhill.on.ca
Registered: 2004-07-22
Posts: 442

Re: mplayer pacman install problem

mplayer is a commandline program.
if you want a gui to come up, run gmplayer.

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#3 2006-01-09 18:16:47

T-Dawg
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From: Wilmington, NC
Registered: 2005-01-29
Posts: 2,734

Re: mplayer pacman install problem

gmplayer & exit will close the window down once gmplayer is brought up..

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#4 2006-01-09 18:48:03

christianpurefoy
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Registered: 2005-10-16
Posts: 136

Re: mplayer pacman install problem

ah-ha! works like a dream! thanks

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#5 2006-01-11 17:49:38

kozaki
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From: London >. < Paris
Registered: 2005-06-13
Posts: 627
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Re: mplayer pacman install problem

mplayer --help is your friends then wink


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