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Re: mpg brightness problems



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On Monday 07 June 2004 08:59 am, Wolfgang wrote:

> > Hi,
> > In FC1 it was so easy to install totem and the codecs.
> > If I had a mpg that was a little dark, I could just open the video
> > preferences for totem and turn up the brightness.
> >
> > Now, in FC2, I have totem-0.99.11-1.1.fc2.dag, as well as
> > mplayer-1.0-32_pre4.rhfc2.at, and xine-0.99.1-1.1.fc2.dag.
> >
> > BTW, the black background and low contrast fonts in xine, are a real pain
> > in the ass if you're 54 and wear glasses.  I can't read 'em at all.  Why
> > in the world would someone make that the default?  Why not start out with
> > something everyone can see, and give the option for the black background?
> >
> > I can't increase the brightness in totem, nor in xine, and mplayer fails
> > to start.  What can I do so that I can turn up the brightness in my mpg
> > player?

> Xine has it's own contrast & brightness controls. Have you tried them??
> I use that too when some videos are a little too dark to view.

I would, **If they had slider buttons on them**!!!!
I installed the Krystal skin, so I could see the gui well enough, and opened 
video settings.  All I see is 4 vertical columns, with no way that I can see 
to adjust anything!
That makes me wonder if maybe I have a problem with my video driver, since I 
can't adjust brightness in either totem or xine...?

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Charles Howse
Jackson, TN
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