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Hello... What i must to do if i want to see a movie? 1) If i tried do play movie in "Kaffeine", i just hear a sound, but i do ...
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    Can't play any movie


    Hello...

    What i must to do if i want to see a movie?

    1) If i tried do play movie in "Kaffeine", i just hear a sound, but i do not see anything.

    2) I install VLC Player with (menu/install & remove software), and when i tried to play any movie, the player chrash after 1 second.

    3) I tried to play a movie with "Totem Movie Player" which was install automaticly with mandriva, but it ask me to instal some plugins, and i chose "install package from Mandrivalinux", because the other one choise is not for free. With this i install "gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly and gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg". When the install in done, the player chrash. And now every time i opet this player, it's chrash in a second.

    Please help and sorry for mistakes in text.

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    Do you happen to have 3d desktop effects enabled(compiz-fusion, with the 3d cube etc)? Go to the control center->Hardware, disable them and try to play a video again. In some rare cases they conflicy with video players or 3d games. You may be unlucky and have to continue without effects...
    If it is proves to be the cause for your problems but you want the effects, then try some other distro, Ubuntu, OpenSuse or Fedora for example.
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    Thanks.. Now it's work

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    But at the cost of Compiz-Fusion...
    Try some other distro and see if you can have it all.
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    It has nothing to do with compiz. It is connected directly with the xine engine:
    1. Open up a terminal and type: xine
    2. Right-click> Settings> Setup
    3. Tab "audio"
    4. At "audio driver to use" select alsa.

    All the guilty concerning to the errors of audio system could be given to PulseAudio. Try to get rid of it!
    In rpmdrake add all the packages for "xine"
    I think now you could use both Kaffeine and Compiz, but I would recommend Xine instead of Kaffeine. You could try to install Mplayer too.
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    It has nothing to do with compiz. It is connected directly with the xine engine
    He said that it stopped crashing after disabling compiz. Is it safe to try to remove pulseaudio, or there is a chance that he will lose all sound?
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    It's hard to say. Since his system worked with 3D desktop, even with some failures, after some rethinking the situation, I would say the driver for his card has some troubles. It would be nice to know the vendor and type of it. I had some similar troubles, until I've installed a proper driver.
    You're right, he can wait with PulseAudio disabling... he'll do it as soon as he starts to watch YouTube movies, talk with Skype, record audio...
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    minthaka: do you kwnoh where can i get those drivers for video card ?
    i have laptop with intergraded video card on motherboard.
    If i go to Vista (star/contorl panel/system/device manager/display adapters), i found this --> Mobile Inter(R) 945 Express Chipset Family

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    You could try this one:
    Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset Family*Intel(R) Graphics Driver - Linux* [Intel-3.4.3006-20051209.i386.tar.gz]
    I recommend you to read carefully the instructions
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