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    Mplayer "Error opening/initializing the selected video_out(-vo) device"


    I get the following message when trying to play a movie (.avi/.mpeg)

    "Error opening/initializing the selected video_out(-vo) device"

    Ideas?

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    Problem solved:

    -vo option with xv or x11

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    i had the same problem, but to fix it i had to to edit the mplayer/gui.conf file. And didn't worked with either vx or xll. Worked on gl, gl2 tho.
    so, what i did was type the command:

    gedit .mplayer/gui.conf

    and set it as:

    vo_driver = "gl2"

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