RE: mplayer does not work
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alvin Smith [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 4:31 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: mplayer does not work
> I am running Sid.
> Recently mplayer and saytime stopped working when KDE is
> running. I use GDM, so after I log out saytime begins to
> spew forth a jumble of words and numbers. While KDE is
> running, if you open a console window and type in "mplayer
> foo.ogg", nothing happens. The same with saytime. You have
> to Ctrl-C to escape. But it all works under Gnome, or when
> KDE is not running.
> KDE version 3.3.2
> Kernel 2.6.8-1-686
> KDE system sounds work.
> XMMS does not work.
> Kaffeine works.
> How do I troubleshoot?
> Alvin Smith
Try shutting off the KDE sound server.