[MPlayer-users] Trying to view an .mpg file using mplayer but can't view the video

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Thu May 5 13:50:25 CEST 2005

On Tue, 3 May 2005 04:37:47 -0700 (PDT)
anupama biswas <anupamabiswas at yahoo.co.in> wrote:

> hi, 
>   I am trying to view an .mpg file using Mplayer but i
> can only hear the audio and cannot see the video. I am
> getting the following error message:
> vo_cvidix: No vidix driver name provided, probing

You need to specify your video output driver.  Look for "-vo" in the man
> I tried installing the following rpm for
> M-Player1.Opre6a  and for fedora core 3 :
>  mplayer-vidix-1.0pre6-1.i386.rpm 

"vidix" in the name should give you a hint that it's an add-on to
mplayer, and not the base mplayer RPM itself.  Find one without vidix in
the name.  There are offical RPMs already provided on the MPlayer site.

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