[FFmpeg-user] help ffplay Could not initialize SDL

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Wed Mar 9 22:24:20 CET 2016

On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 02:20:55 +0530, Sunil M.S wrote:
> Could not initialize SDL - No available video device
> (Did you set the DISPLAY variable?) how to resolve this issue

Did you set the DISPLAY variable?
$ echo $DISPLAY
If not: Are you running as root? And if so, how did you get root? And
why are you running as root???????


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