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Re: Why does mplayer no longer play Car Talk?

On Wed, Nov 03, 2004 at 11:50:11AM +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> Thanks, but what I really want to do is use some of mplayer's other
> options to record it to a WAVE file (as I had been doing until it
> mysteriously stopped working).  I can do it with vsound and realplay,
> but that doesn't work as well and requires a display

Yes, but the display can be provided by xvfb, and the xvfb-run script.
I agree that getting mplayer working is a better solution, but the
xvfb+vsound solution does work


"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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