Re: gnome-mplayer does not play videos in the correct aspect ratio
El 2011-07-10 a las 09:13 -0400, Eden escribió:
(resending to the list)
> On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 6:14 AM, Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 09 Jul 2011 23:32:09 -0400, Eden wrote:
> > > When I try to watch a video it does not cover the entire screen.
> > > Sometimes it is a small box playing in the center when it is full screen
> > > other times there are large chunks of black space on both sides of the
> > > monitor. When I try to watch a video it does not cover the entire
> > > screen. Sometimes it is a small box playing in the center when it is
> > > full screen other times there are large chunks of black space on both
> > > sides of the monitor.
> > Yes, as others already told you, try with mplayer and if still having
> > problems with aspect ratio, try to use the associated parameter "mplayer -
> > aspect [value]".
> I have tried it in the terminal as you can see from my terminal output:
> eltume@G41M-ES2l:~$ mplayer -vo gl /home/eltume/Videos/Super (2010).avi
> bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('.
I'm afraid you need to enclose the file in quotes:
mplayer -vo gl "/home/eltume/Videos/Super (2010).avi"
> I've tried chaning the aspect ratio. I will try using mplayer and not
> gnome-mplayer to play the video.
Yep, in the end it's mplayer that makes all the hard job :-)