[MPlayer-users] gmplayer can not play video but mplayer does

dcw dwoody1 at airmail.net
Sat Jan 24 05:03:35 CET 2004

I was still logged in as 'root'. Once I logged in as a regular user it 
started working.


On Friday 23 January 2004 01:41 pm, dcw wrote:
> I have tested mplayer with three files (test.mov, test.avi,
> test.mpg). It works as it should. When I tried with gmplayer it
> failed. It could not display the video (on mplayer it did). The error
> message displayed in the konsole window was:
> Xv: could not grab port 61
> Could not find free Xvideo port - maybe another process is already
> using it.
> Close all video applications, and try again. If that does not help,
> I looked in KDE configuration -> information -> X-Server -> supported
> Extensions and it shows that Xvideo is supported.
> I do not know where to look next.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated,
> David
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