FreeBSD 10 - mplayer issue
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Sat Aug 23 14:09:47 UTC 2014
On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 10:17:58PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> Yet another problem in the new install saga - thankfully I have a mostly
> useable machine now.
> This issue hasn't been a high priority on the list - until now. Mplayer
> won't run and I can't entertain myself :) Actually, its a bit more
> serious than that as I need it for work, and several other related tools
> use it too.
> After install I ran umplayer and it gave me nothing; so I ran mplayer at
> the cli and it did nothing - and I mean absolutely nothing. Even with
> -vvvv there is not a spot of output after the command is entered.
For playing videos I would recommend using multimedia/mpv as a lightweight
alternative or multimedia/vlc in case you want a full-blown GUI.
Both require multimedia/ffmpeg (2.2 currently) which also works very well as
an mencoder replacement.
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