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

Juergen Orschiedt JOrschiedt at web.de
Wed Oct 31 04:40:47 PDT 2007

Von: Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com>
> 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.
> Adam

With kaffeine, I use the xine engine.
Using a Intel 945M graphics chipset, AIGLX,  the only working video drivers where either xshm or opengl.


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