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how to read wmv videos in chromium browser?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I download a wmv video with firefox and I can read it with gnome mplayer without any problem. But if I try to read it with chromium it says to me that I have a missing plugins. How can I fix this ? (HowTos)

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How can I get smplayers on-screen-info to be as big as in mplayer?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I like mplayer's big on-screen information when changing a video's volume or play position. In smplayer, this information gets displayed a lot smaller, albeit with more detail. How can I get smplayer's on-screen information to be just like mplayer's? mplayer's on-screen information smplayer's on-screen information (HowTos)

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SMPlayer 0.8.2 Adds 6.1 and 7.1 Audio Supportview story

http://news.softpedia.com – SMPlayer, a complete media player for Linux which is based on MPlayer as the playback engine and uses its own codecs, it’s now at version 0.8.2.SMPlayer 0.8.2 is not a major release, but it’s does introduce audio support for 6.1 and 7.1 configurations, along with a few other smaller improvements.Highlights of SMPlayer 0.8.2:• A skinnable interface has been added and several skins (General)

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How do I get mplayer to use original subtitles?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Titles pretty much says it. I don't like using the default mplayer subtitles. They look really bad. I've tried pressing each key in hope of getting the results I want but no luck. (HowTos)

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Slax 7.0 RC1 Distribution Is Based on KDE 4view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Slax, a modern, portable, small and fast Linux operating system with a modular approach and outstanding design, is now at version 7.0 RC1. Slax 7.0 RC1 is based on the KDE 4.x branch and comes with a lot of applications from the KDE SC package, for network, multimedia and games. (General)

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mplayer and wireless issues (acer travelmate 5740)view story

http://crunchbang.org – hi there.I have some issues with latest waldorf release on my acer travelmate 57401) gnome mplayer stops usually after each song. I could not find out how to sort that out . sometimes it plays the next, but mostly not. read the man page already and ofcourse asked good old google.2) then, waldorf (and before statler) doesnt pick up the wireless on this machine. (HowTos)

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Laptops and HD video playbackview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – ernetas wrote:mplayer, with a command line, of course. [...] I realize that you probably won't believe me, so here's a videoNo optirun or anything similar? Means you're *not* in Optimus mode, you have a hardware mux that is currently set to Nvidia.ernetas wrote:The problem is in licensing?Yes, the problem is licensing. (HowTos)

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How Can Terminal Emulators Kill Their Children After Recieving a SIGKILL?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – From what I understand, SIGKILL cannot be caught. This would imply that a process does not have time to kill it's children before the OS destroys it. This can be demonstrated with a shell script. #! (HowTos)

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Compiz-boxmenu, fork of compiz-deskmenuview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I have the same issue:>> compiz-boxmenu Error: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)But when I tried to run the daemon I got this error:>> compiz-boxmenu-daemon Starting the daemon... Checking cache... Looking up default menu... Preparing default menu! Parse failed with message: Error on line 24 char 13: Odd character '=', expected a & (HowTos)

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Arch systemctl enable errorsview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hi,I'm on a fully updated Arch_x86-64/KDE initially installed without systemd.I've have several problems which I suspect to be related to a partial transfer to systemd.1. During the last full system update, I've got the following error:(gconftool-2:2709): GConf-WARNING **: Client failed to connect to the D-BUS daemon:2. (HowTos)