Open with alternative application using modifier keys in Gnome & Nautilusview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – Is it possible to have multiple applications associated with a specific file type that and controlled via modifier keys? For example for avi video files we be able to assign both VLC (default) and mplayer (alternative) and normally it open these files using VLC as default and when we hold modifier keys (Ctrl,Shift,Alt) it open file with second third ,... (HowTos)

Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB cardview story

http://askubuntu.com – My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the fglrx driver (but would readily change to anything that can give me that and a cool fan) installed from the repositories, but video playback is plain UGLY. What I am experiencing: On various player (HowTos)

[gnome] mplayer & gnome3view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a little question. I cant "connect" mplayer (not the gui) with the video-files in gnome3. Even exists mplayer(not gui) if i try "open with other application". What is the problem with this?. Bye! (Hardware)

Problem listening to music with sirius.ca radio websiteview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I am currently having problems connecting to the music streams from sirius.ca, using Firefox 13.0.1 and gnome-mplayer 1.6.0-2 on Fedora 17 x64. I get the error message that a file is not found, ~/.cache/gnome-player/plugin/gecko-mediaplayerrevwyk. The last 6 letters vary but the rest is the same. (HowTos)

Sound icon disappears from Tint2 after clickview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I tried to install mplayer from Synaptic before later realizing it comes preinstalled(?).While the install was in process (I assume there were additional files), the volume icon disappeared from my tint2 tray.   I can still access the sound controls from super+V, however, the icon is gone.  Restarting tint2 does not bring it back.I rebooted, and the icon reappeared.  However, o (HowTos)

MPD plays sound in card 0 when default is set to card 1view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – I'm trying out a USB Headset (card 1) which is working fine for all applications to play sound at the same time, except for MPD. (HowTos)

Install Latest Stable SMPlayer in Ubuntu using PPAview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – SMPlayer intends to be a complete front-end for MPlayer, from basic features like playing videos, DVDs, and VCDs to more advanced features like support for MPlayer filters and more. ppa:rvm/smplayer provides latest stable smplayer for Ubuntu Hardy, Jaunty, Karmic, Lucid, Maverick, Natty, Oneiric, Precise. In Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, software center provides smplayer 0.7.0. (HowTos)

[lubuntu] too many bugs in Lubuntu, get another distro?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am new to Linux. This is the first time I've installed any Linux. (Hardware)

Fix for poor hd playback for 11.04 upwardsview story

http://askubuntu.com – Hi guys ive seen loads of posts on this site about poor 720/1080p playback in recent ubuntu versions I had this problem and fixed it so I thought id share it with everyone.... 1 install mplayer 2 install smplayer frontend {in software center} 3 open smplayer 4 go to "OPTIONS" then "PREFRENCES" then "GENRAL" 5 if you have a nvidia card choose "OUTPUT DRIVER" and select "VDPAU" {for ATI or AM (HowTos)

Download MMS Streaming Videos with Mplayer in Ubuntuview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – This tutorial will show you how to download mms:// streaming videos in Ubuntu using the popular mplayer. It’s very easy, just two steps: 1. Get the link of the stream 2. Launch terminal from the dash home or press Ctrl+Alt+T mplayer mms://url -dumpstream -dumpfile ~/Videos/file.xxx For example, here I’m going to see this UEFA Euro 2012 video. (HowTos)