[MPlayer-users] vo: couldn't open the X11 display ()!
kalin at el.net
Sun Sep 28 20:46:14 CEST 2003
On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, HR wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > [mailto:mplayer-users-bounces at mplayerhq.hu] On Behalf Of
> > Kalin Mintchev
> > time just to get something working) and tried -vo vx option -
> I assume you meant -vo xv
> > vo: couldn't open the X11 display ()!
> > Error opening/initializing the selected video_out (-vo) device.
> You most likely haven't set the DISPLAY variable; try
> export DISPLAY=:0
> if you're on a local terminal,
> export DISPLAY=your.host.ip:0
> if you're on remote (which most likely won't work very well, you
> propably need to scale down, you might need to use -vo sdl for color
> conversion). Other methods work better for remote viewing.
like which ones?!.....
> > started, rebuild it 3 times and still the same stuff. it still doesn't
> > play qt either. when i try to play a qt file it starts
> > playing sound but it
> > prints:
> > Video: no video
> > what happened to the video?!
> You need to include the complete mplayer output for anyone to answer
> that. From what you're including, we can only assume the file contains
> no (supported) video stream.
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
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