Hi,

Once again despite my many claims that I will no longer write MPlayer guides for Ubuntu a 'new improved' version has landed . Aimed specifically at Lucid Lynx the plan is that it will track the most recent release version of Ubuntu rather than remain locked at a single Ubuntu version. Feel free to use and comment:

Howto: Build the svn MPlayer under the latest release version of Ubuntu
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1542240

Andrew