[K12OSN] Re: video on LTSP
morten at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 08:36:10 UTC 2008
>> > Hello all:
>> > I am having problems with watching videos using K12LTSP on Fedora
>> > Core 6. I am at a school site and we have a teacher running a
>> > project with students creating stop motion video (digital pictures)
>> > using clay-mation. I have converted the images into video @ 400kbps
>> > and 5 frame/sec. encoding (using either .flv and .mp4 formats) and
>> > cannot get them to play using Totem (Mplayer v2.16.5) or vlc. Once
>> > converted into a movie file, either of the two players will open
>> > the file and then immediately shutdown. I can play the files in
>> > either format in Mplayer on my Ubuntu desktop.
>> > My guess is that LTSP just can't support the bandwidth needed to
>> > stream the files. Any suggestions on how to make this work on LTSP?
Does the same thing happen if you play the videos on the server, and not on
Some versions of vlc have problems playing video due to a bug in QT4. Try to
start vlc from the command line using "vlc --no-embedded-video".
For both Totem and vlc: start in a terminal window and see if you get an
Best regards, Morten
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