Bug#800109: mpv no longer play with --vo x11 option

Alessandro Ghedini ghedo at debian.org
Sun Sep 27 10:00:49 UTC 2015

On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 05:18:01pm -0500, Herminio Hernandez Jr wrote:
> Package: mpv
> Version: 0.11.0-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> I am can no longer play videos on mplayer with the --vo x11 option. I am
> running Sid on PowerPC and the video card I have crashes when I have hardware
> acceleration on, so I need to have it disabled. This was working before I
> performed a system upgrade on my system.

The x11 video output was removed (see /usr/share/doc/mpv/changelog.gz) in the
0.11.0 upstream release.

You might want to either try the sdl video output (--vo=sdl) or disable hw
acceleration with --hwdec=no and let mpv pick an appropriate output.

Let me know if any of that helps.

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