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Old 08-24-11, 03:37 PM   #11
hamelg
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Default Re: nvLock: client timed out, taking the lock

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Originally Posted by poltsy View Post
Or unchecking the option to disable desktop effects for fullscreen windows. Turning on effects while vdpau is being used seems to have an extremely high chance of triggering this bug.
I confirm, having UnredirectFullscreen=false in kwinrc fixes the issue.

I didn't know this option. I found out what does it mean here :
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=177495

Another workaround is to use mplayer2 which doesn't suffer from this bug.
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