[packman] [PM] MPlayer 1.0rc2_r29796-2.pm.2.6 (openSUSE 11.2/x86-64)

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Dec 10 00:52:33 CET 2009

Ahmed <xfitlad at ...> writes:

> whenever
> I play any multimedia file using Mplayer, I got an error message "Failed
> to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object
> file: No such file or directory". My acer notebook is equipped with ATI
> Radeon Graphic Card, thus I cannot install Nvidia proprietary driver in
> order to fix this issue.

Which is not necessary, you just have to install the open-source VDPAU wrapper

> I'm sure that many other linux users like me
> use ATI or even intel graphic cards. I wish you could re-build the
> packages without the "VDPAU" feature pre-enabled/configured.

I would not appreciate that solution...

Carl Eugen

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