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)

All video runs real fast with no audioview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – In Firefox, Midori and Chrome all video runs at super high speed with no audio. Here are some example videos: EndangLang, WhatNew, Html5, YouTube. I also tried to view a DVD with MPlayer. Same problem. The [ and ] keys speed it up and slow it down as usual, but when it says it's at 1.00, it's moving fast. (HowTos)

Use mencoder to make videos in slow motionview story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – Making a video in slow motion is actually nothing special since there are plenty of video editing tools with a lot of cool features for you to use. (Distributions)

Watching DVD'sview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – How have you tried using each of those?  I use mplayer and it works well, but you have to specify dvd-device and use the dvd://1 on the command line (or possibly in the config).For example, on my machine I'd domyplayer --dvd-device /dev/sr0 dvd://1 Trilby https://bbs.archlinux.org/profile.php?id=54694 2012-07-01T01:16:30Z (HowTos)

PinguyOS 12.04 released and Download Links includedview story

http://www.debianadmin.com – PinguyOS is a Linux distribution that is built on the Ubuntu framework. PinguyOS was created by Antoni Norman and Antoni is still the lead developer of the project today. The ethos of PinguyOS is very simple, to look good, work well and most importantly to be simple to use. (Distributions)

Mplayer not working after updateview story

http://askubuntu.com – After an update with update-manager in Unbuntu 12.04, Mplayer is not working anymore. It needs ffmpeg, but it can't be installed due to unmet dependencies. I added a ppa for fmpeg, but did not solve the problem. see output: Python (v2.7) requires to install .... GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin. Codecs to play mpeg, divx, mpeg4, ac3, wmv and asf files. (HowTos)

[solved] failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)view story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Thank you Jelly It was a .part file. I was using aria2 to download prior to switching to the new pacman.conf. There was only one offending file. I would have thought that pacman would at least tell you which file was corrupted when it found one or even not recognize .part files as complete packages. (HowTos)

Yum is trying to install .fc18. packages on F17 systemview story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I recently upgraded to F17, but I noticed I had a few .fc18. packages installed. Very odd. I removed them, but now when I try to install the current version, yum tries to install .fc18. (HowTos)

MPlayer 1.1 Releasedview story

https://www.linux.com – It turns out that the long wait for MPlayer 1.0 was in vain - the project went straight to a 1.1 release. "We gave up on 1.0 After a long pause, we decided that it might be a good idea to make a new release. While we had our fun... It turns out that the long wait for MPlayer 1.0 was in vain - the project went straight to a 1.1 release. (Software)