Whenever i watch a movie in vlc player or movie player... on full screen the system crashes...

Asked by shashank on 2009-10-01

whenever i watch a movie in vlc player or movie player... and play it on full screen the system crashes and i have to restart the computer...!!

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Anderson Londoño (londoso) said : #1

It can to be the incorrects video codecs... be sure your video card driver is already updated... one question, when that happend all cpu process stop ? or just your video program...

shashank (shashankpangam) said : #2

everything stops and i can see a blank black screen...!! after that i need to restart my computer...!!
i have updated ubuntu wid all the necessary updates through update manager (i have downloaded all the video codecs too) and even it is showing me your system is up-to-date..!!
any way can u please tell me how to download the codecs..??

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Anderson Londoño (londoso) said : #4

you just need to update mplayer codecs. type this in console: sudo apt-get install mplayer

shashank (shashankpangam) said : #5

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.