[compiz] SuSE 10.3 + compiz = No Video from Kaffeine or Mplayer

Adam K Kirchhoff adamk at voicenet.com
Wed Oct 31 01:27:17 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 31 October 2007 02:15:36 David C. Rankin wrote:
> Guys,
> 	I discovered today that I cannot play video on the compiz desktop with
> either kaffeine or mplayer. Both start, but both just show a black
> screed where the video is supposed to be. Can somebody point me to a
> link that describes how to cure it? Thanks.
> 	Switching back to kwin and the both play fine.

You need to either switch to the x11 output device for those players or use a 
patched version of mplayer which works with the video playback plugin for 
compiz.  A patch against RC2 of mplayer was sent to this list this past 
Monday, in fact.


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