View Full Version : [ubuntu] all movie players shutdown automatically

January 20th, 2010, 12:09 AM
i have tried playing from movie player dragon player and VLC and when i do VLC in terminal i get this

VLC media player 1.0.2 Goldeneye
[0x8533140] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
[0x89eb5c8] pulse audio output: No. of Audio Channels: 1
QPainter::begin: Paint device returned engine == 0, type: 1
QPainter::begin: Paint device returned engine == 0, type: 1
[????????] x11 video output error: X11 request 132.19 failed with error code 11:
BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
X Error of failed request: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)
Major opcode of failed request: 132 (XVideo)
Minor opcode of failed request: 19 ()
Serial number of failed request: 110
Current serial number in output stream: 111
Segmentation fault

someone tell me what up and i have checked for drivers shows me with no proprietary drivers

January 20th, 2010, 06:42 PM
I have this problem too. I'm sorry that i can't offer anymore help, I just wanted to say it so people don't suspect an isolated incident.

January 20th, 2010, 06:52 PM
yeah the problem definetly seems to be the lack of a compatible vid card/driver. what kinda card do you have?

January 21st, 2010, 03:32 AM
A workaround that worked for me is in this thread


hope it helps

January 21st, 2010, 03:51 AM
I have a similar problem, no videos play, just a black box with an arrow in a circle and the controls.