Re: where did gmplayer go?
It appears you are using the debian-multimedia version (assuming from the svn in package name).
On the dmo-discussion mailing list the new policy towards NOT guilding the GUI was discussed recently.
> On 11/28/11, Christian Marillat <marillat@???> wrote:
>> As Debian, I intent to not build the mplayer GUI in the next package. We
>> have a lot of fronted for various desktop (KDE or GNOME).
So you might want to try specifically installing one of the frontends.