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Questions tagged [mplayer]

MPlayer is a free and open source media player.

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mplayer through multiple ssh connections

I have 1 laptop and 2 raspberry pi's. Lets call them L1, RP1 and RP2. Both RPi's have a camera which I can access directly with the following commands: On RP1 and RP2 I run raspivid -t 0 -w 1280 -h ...
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debian stretch missing do-rel.h after upgrade

debian 9 apt-get update;apt-get upgrade now mplayer, mpv and chromium seg fault with similar errors; gdb /usr/bin/mpv says Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. elf_dynamic_do_Rela ...
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How to recover a broken mp4 file: moov atom not found

I made a recording with ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i plughw:0,0 /tmp/audio.mp4 I then moved /tmp/audio.mp4 to another directory (/root/audio.mp4) without stopping ffmpeg leading to a broken .mp4 file: ...
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Run two separate instances of mplayer with separate volume levels

I want to run two separate instances of mplayer. In the first, I want to run my primary audio stream. The second, I'm using to "overlay" sound effects on the primary audio stream. These sound effects ...
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What are the crafted mplayer malicious filenames or protocols we should aware of?

Both man mplayer and man mpv warning about -playlist option: --playlist= Play files according to a playlist file (Supports some common formats. If no format is detected, it will be ...
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Konsole don't show typed input after parsing mplayer output

I have a very strange behaviour with the script below. It executes properly, but after that anything I type at the prompt is recognized, but not displayed. So I can type another command or use the ...
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How to speed up video to make timelapse?

I've got a video file with 1.0 FPS (i.e. one frame per second) and would like to re-encode it so that it plays ca 20x faster. A short 1 FPS sample is here: http://s3.aws.nz/cam-1537668742.mp4 I can ...
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mplayer (via console) doesn't always show audio file duration - how to change behaviour?

I use mplayer principally to play audio files from the Linux console. Most of the time, mplayer happily shows me the duration of the file and the runtime so far (note: I've paused both playbacks just ...
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About a Mplayer Cron Job

I'm currently tinkering with a process to play an internet radio stream on a certain schedule everyday. After some research, I came up with this code for Crontab : 00 22 * * * mplayer http://listen....
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Reproducing a P2P stream via mplayer in a bash shell script

I would like to run mplayer from within a bash shell script using a command such as mplayer http://someURL & where someURL contains a fixed pattern with a variable pattern embedded, to be ...
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Kill process executed by another program but no other instance of that program

I have written a little shell script which starts an mplayer instance for a video background in i3; Arch. Now, I want to kill that process every 15 seconds and start it again. But, since that ...
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Mplayer video faster than audio [closed]

I'm having problems with mplayer. The audio is about 4-5 seconds slower than the actual video. I've tried -autosync, -speed, -fps, none of which help. Anyone have any ideas? No matter which video I ...
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webcam - xawtv & mplayer

Folks, I am running through a weird problem. I am running Debian stretch on my thinkpad t430. When I try to capture video using my integrated webcam, I am able to view a streaming video, if I xawtv -...
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Debian DPMS - Mplayer

Context I am runnning a Debian Stretch distribution with Cinnamon graphical interface. I use this command to turn off the display xset dpms force off It is useful to me when I want to sleep and ...
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Append to playlist from command line

Suppose I have an instance of smplayer running playing a playlist. Is there a way to add videos from command line to that playlist? Any other media player where I can do this?
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Convert corrupted VideoCD for uploading to YouTube

I have some home videos on VideoCDs and I would like to transfer to YouTube so I can share them with family. I backed up the CD images on my drive with dd and playing back those images with mplayer ...
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Mplayer/ SMPlayer general playing speed in Ubuntu

How can I make it play all files slower/faster? I know that I can set the speed video by video with [ ] and { }. But I want to play faster a series of short videos, and I need something less tedious. ...
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MPlayer Plays Video too Fast When “pcm_u8” Audio Codec Used

Running SMPlayer as my MPlayer (version svn 34540 (Debian Wheezy)) front end. I have two .avi video files. Both are identical to each other except for the audio codecs used (FYI, both use the "mpeg4 ...
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Getting mplayer to return an error when it cannot load a radio station

I am using mplayer to create an internet radio alarm clock with a raspberry pi. The setup works when given a working url, but will exit 'successfully', i.e. without an error code, when given a broken ...
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How to have have a non-interrupted online stream with ffplay?

I use the command ffplay -i $(youtube-dl -g -f 94 \ "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nxid1JTdfrk") to stream Euronews. There are however some interruptions due to insufficient cache. Which ...
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mplayer crash -> login screen

I have a file that pretty reproducibly makes mplayer crash. When it occurs, the whole session in crashed and I get back to the login page. From my tests, smplayer: crash is systematic mplayer: crash ...
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How to send ffmpeg output to framebuffer?

How to send a ffmpeg stream to the framebuffer /dev/fb0? For instance, how to send the webcam output to the framebuffer? I am looking for an equivalent of this mplayer command but using ffmpeg ...
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mplayer: relocation error

I am using OpenSUSE and after a recent update, my mplayer is not working properly. Whenever I play a video, I am getting the following error: mplayer: relocation error: /usr/lib64/libavformat.so.57: ...
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mpv or mplayer output to dual (multiple) displays

I have a minimum install of Ubuntu and I'm using mplayer or mpv to play mp4 files to fbdev2 or drm in mplayer or mpv respectively. I have two monitors connected to the PC - 1 in HDMI and 1 in DP1. ...
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How to grab mplayer output to file?

I need something like this: When I'll redirect command by FIFO to mplayer echo "get_property volume" > /tmp/fifo I want to have this command output in output.txt, e.g ANS_volume=100. I have ...
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Get output from mplayer slave mode to file

I ran mplayer -slave -quiet -idle -input file=/tmp/fifo file.mp3 in screen. Now when I use echo 'get_property volume' > /tmp/fifo I need to get volume value to .txt file. How can I do this? ...
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The “-zoom” option slows down mplayer

I am working on embedded Linux.(arm) I am using mplayer. In general, the video plays well. (# mplayer aaa.mp4) However, using the "-zoom" option will slow video playback. (# mplayer aaa.mp4 -zoom) ...
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How to display an image with mplayer?

How can I display a jpg image with mplayer for an infinite amount of time? Wen opening an image with mplayer, the image is displayed for about 0.1s and then mplayer is leaving: mplayer image.png ...
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How to directly play a ffmpeg generated output instead of writing it? [duplicate]

Say I have a ffmpeg command that generates a video video.mp4: ffmpeg [options] video.mp4 How can I directly play the video and not write it instead of writing the video without playing it? To be ...
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missing gnome-mplayer in fedora 25

Recently I've installed Fedora 25 on my new laptop. To my unpleasant surprise I'm not able to find gnome-mplayer package in repositories. Not even with RPM Fusion enabled. Is that some kind of error ...
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How to start a new GUI with custom command from tty1?

I'd like to start a new GUI (say in tty8) from tty1 with the command mplayer -fs /tmp/movie.mp4 How to start a new GUI with this custom command from tty1? The command xinit /usr/bin/mplayer -fs /...
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How to display a video when a wrong password is entered

I want to display a video when a wrong password is entered (say only in GUI login screen or within the display manager). I have added a line to /etc/pam.d/common-auth to run my script /usr/local/bin/...
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mplayer text mode set screen dimentions

I'm using this command to watch youtube videos from command line youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19jv0HM92kw -o - | mplayer -vo caca - and I find it very amusing. However the player ...
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Toggle option in mplayer input.conf?

I've learnt af_del scaletempo syntax from here. So, i put this 2 lines in my ~/.mplayer/input.conf: ; af_add scaletempo ' af_del scaletempo This work fine, but i'm looking for toggle option to try ...
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How to listen from radio device?

I have a radio card with /dev/radio correctly created. I've connected my radio card to soundcard, on line-in port, I run mplayer and I listen...silence. mplayer -radio adevice=hw=0.0:arate=96000 -...
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mplayer -vo caca with geometry

This -geometry 256x144+1095+600 work to show video in rigth bottom: mplayer -ontop -noborder -geometry 256x144+1095+600 -loop 0 -idle -fixed-vo -msglevel all=-1 2>/dev/null video.mp4 But this one ...
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How to formulate FFmpeg command for ZERO latency streaming to VR headset?

How would one formulate a command for point-to-point 2K 60-90Hz streaming from one PC to another with lowest possible latency using ffmpeg? Full story: I built a VR headset from an eyebox off Amazon,...
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Run mplayer using x11 from text console?

I want to be able to play quality video from a text console. I have two options set up, neither of which is ideal: I have mplayer set up to use the -vo fbdev2 option, which I understand to directly ...
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Why does smplayer always resume at the same spot for some video files?

I have smplayer setup so that it resumes videos from wherever it left off. However, I have a few files that when I play them with smplayer, they always get resumed from the same spot. Why does it do ...
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Cache not filling error when using mplayer to read from stdin

I have a program that's generating audio and I can't get mplayer to play it. I'm doing ./myprogram | mplayer - -cache 1024 -cache-min 30 -noconsolecontrols And I get the message Cache fill: X% (Y ...
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Linux/Ubuntu unable to resize film in vlc and mplayer

Tested with Ubuntu 15.10 and BackBox 4.5. Graphics card i530 cpu i7 6700k motherboard used in shuttle xpc sh170r6 I have an issue to scale films to any size with programs like vlc and mplayer. I can ...
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Get dependencies to build package from source

I had an interview task to build an opensource software from source. One of the tasks was to come up with the dependencies (and tools) that were needed to build from source. However, I am working off ...
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mplayer: Problem opening sound files, gnome-mplyaer works, why?

I'm new to this community and this is my first question. I am using Debian 8.3 Jessie and have two sound files a.mp3 and b.mp3 on my hard drive. I am using mplayer and gnome-mplayer to open these ...
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Using mencoder to record a video

I'm trying to use mencoder to record a video. The following command was taken from an online tutorial: mencoder tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:width=640:height=480:device=/dev/video0:forceaudio:adevice=/...
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How can i Fix my media players?

I always face a problem with media application that depend on qt and MPlayer it happen when I run my device for a long time I see error. This is photo in Linux mint 17.2 and Last question the same ...
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tunnel netcat video streams to mplayer

I am sending a video stream over my network and I want to encrypt it with ssh. This solution below works: on machine 1 I run ./capture | nc 192.168.1.65 5001 on machine 2 I run netcat -l -p 5001 | ...
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Problem using xargs to send commands to a screen from within a bash script

I'm currently writing a simple bash script for recording a streaming radio stream. The logistics of getting into work and getting set up mean that I miss about 30 minutes of my favourite breakfast ...
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How to limit fps output in MPlayer?

Is there any way to limit fps of the video played by mplayer? Let's say, I want to play a video at 1 fps because I need it for experimental tests. What option do I need to put ? And, if this is ...
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pipe mplayer output to other tool

I'm trying to play an online live stream via mplayer and pipe the audio from that stream to another tool. Playing the stream works fine: mplayer http://user:pass@192.168.0.1:8080/stream.flv But now ...
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Permisission with mplayer

I am trying to use mplayer to directly play video into the framebuffer. Currently I cannot get the audio and video to play on the same run level. The audio devices will only connect if I am in user ...