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xplayer doesn't play video, but sound ; vlc, mpv, smplayer can both

Post by hardt68 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:44 am

Hello,
I'm stuck with a LO Impress (Version: 6.0.6.2) that displays videos embedded in the presentation with only a music icon. Some others are working fine in the same LO Impress file. So I checked the differences between the native files and found out that the same happens with xplayer: the same files are played without video (only sound). The others are fine.
All files can be read by VLC, MPV, SMPLAYER.

Here the noticed differences I could identify in the MEDIAINFO-report of 2 typical files:

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from MEDIAINFO               OK                  not OK                
Codec ID                     mp42 (mp41/isom)    mp42 (isom/mp42)        

Overall bit rate mode        - not reported -    Variable             
Overall bit rate             4 216 kb/s          3 117 kb/s             


Video ID                    1                    1
Format                      AVC                  AVC                    
Format/Info                 Advanced Video Codec Advanced Video Codec 
Format profile              Baseline@L4.2        High@L3.2             
Format settings, CABAC      No                   Yes                     
Format settings, ReFrames   1 frame              4 frames                
Format settings, GOP        M=1, N=25            - not reported -
Codec ID                    avc1                 avc1                 
Codec ID/Info               Advanced Video Coding Advanced Video Coding

Width                       1 920 pixels         1 280 pixels            
Height                      1 080 pixels         720 pixels            

Frame rate mode             Constant             Variable                
Frame rate                  50.000 FPS           25.000 FPS             
Minimum frame rate          - not reported -     0.000 FPS            
Maximum frame rate          - not reported -     25.000 FPS             
Standard                    - not reported -     PAL                    
Error messages from XPLAYER launched at terminal

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(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkButton does not have a child property called expand
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkButton does not have a child property called fill
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkButton does not have a child property called position
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkToggleButton does not have a child property called expand
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkToggleButton does not have a child property called fill
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: GtkToggleButton does not have a child property called position
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'continue_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'load_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'save_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'goto_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'remove_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'add_button_clicked_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'tree_view_button_press_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'tree_view_key_press_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'tree_view_row_activated_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'tree_view_popup_menu_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'popup_goto_action_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): Gtk-WARNING **: Could not find signal handler 'popup_remove_action_cb'.  Did you compile with -rdynamic?
(xplayer:9006): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_tag_list_get_string_index: assertion 'GST_IS_TAG_LIST (list)' failed
** Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|1.0|xplayer|Décodeur H.264 (High Profile)|decoder-video/x-h264, level=(string)3.2, profile=(string)high (Décodeur H.264 (High Profile))
** Message: PackageKit: xid = 130023445
** Message: PackageKit: desktop_id = (null)
** Message: PackageKit: Codec nice name: D?codeur H.264 (High Profile)
** Message: PackageKit: ignoring field named level
** Message: PackageKit: ignoring field named profile
** Message: PackageKit: structure: gstreamer1(decoder-video/x-h264)()(64bit)
** Message: PackageKit: Did not install codec: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.PackageKit was not provided by any .service fil
So no real surprise: a codec is missing. But available for the other player... And I couldn't identify which package is really missing.

Please help !

[LMDE 3 Cindy, Kernel 4.9.0.8-amd64 sur LENOVO Thinkpad Yoga460]
Last edited by hardt68 on Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:42 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: xplayer doesn't play video, but sound ; vlc, mpv, smplayer can both

Post by thx-1138 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:55 am

...gstreamer1.0-libav i would assume?

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[SOLVED] Re: xplayer doesn't play video, but sound ; vlc, mpv, smplayer can both

Post by hardt68 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:00 am

Thanks thx-1138

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apt install gstreamer1.0-libav
solved the situation with the players, not for LO Impress.

Will open an other topic in a corresponding forum.

Enjoy LMDE !
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