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Good day, Issue with Xine and Kaffeine in general. I've got a bunch of MKV files here which seem fine/intact and all but in xine and kaffeine the sound doesn't ...
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    Kaffeine (And Xine in general I suppose) disagreeing with MKV files


    Good day,

    Issue with Xine and Kaffeine in general. I've got a bunch of MKV files here which seem fine/intact and all but in xine and kaffeine the sound doesn't play. From looking it seems to be ogg vorbis audio which puzzles me as to why it doesn't work. I'm especially puzzled by the fact it works perfectly in mplayer which told me this about it.

    Code:
    ==========================================================================
    Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
    Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
    ==========================================================================
    ==========================================================================
    Forced audio codec: mad
    Opening audio decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders
    AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 0.0 kbit/0.00% (ratio: 0->192000)
    Selected audio codec: [ffvorbis] afm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg Vorbis decoder)
    ==========================================================================
    AO: [pulse] Failed to connect to server: Connection refused
    AO: [alsa] 48000Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
    Also... while I'm unsure as to what effect this would have (almost sure it doesn't but whatever) the file has video, subtitles and two audio tracks which Kaffeine knows are there because it lets me select them but still no audio (Subtitles work BTW).

    Help appriciated.
    Last edited by Oxygen; 06-12-2008 at 05:53 PM. Reason: Additional Info
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    10 character long bump.
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    I don't know the cause, but I know a solution. I switched to using kplayer/mplayer instead. I only use Kaffeine/Xine for playing DVDs, since kplayer/mplayer doesn't handle DVD menus.
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    I know mplayer works... I use that... just that being able to use Kaffeine is somewhat of a preference.
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    Try Kplayer. It's another KDE application, like Kaffeine, but with mplayer as the backend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IsaacKuo View Post
    Try Kplayer. It's another KDE application, like Kaffeine, but with mplayer as the backend.
    Or smplayer.


    I don't know what the problem in xine is. Probably is some kind of odd distro thing. Maybe, try building xine yourself.

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    I've ended up getting KMPlayer - I'd like to use xine instead but it seems that it's a bug in the program so it's certainly nothing I can fix.
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