[MPlayer-users] Help with configure error

Chris cpollock at embarqmail.com
Mon Jan 5 04:05:18 CET 2015

On Sun, 2015-01-04 at 20:59 -0600, Chris wrote:
> I'm attempting to compile mplayer withe gui from source due to the fact
> that the version installed from Ubuntu sources crashes before it even
> starts. At the end of the configure run I get:
> Error: The GUI requires X11.
> I've installed the libx11-dev files and from what I see in the
> config.log they are seen. I've put the complete log on pastebin here:
> http://pastebin.com/gsR7TbpS
> I'd appreciate if anyone could give me some advice even if it's a knock
> on the head.
> System is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Gnome 3.12.2 I'd be happy to supply any
> more info. Here is the package I'm trying to install from and the
> command line I used to install is ./configure --enable-gui --enable-jpeg
> --enable-png 

I neglected to paste in the package - mplayer-export-snapshot.tar.bz2
which I downloaded this afternoon from the Mplayer website.

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