[MPlayer-users] turn off cursor

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Jul 12 05:45:50 CEST 2003

On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 03:41:11PM -0500, Carl Karsten wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> I run mplayer from a ssh shell and use -vo fbdev to direct the movie to the local display.  it gets rid of the text that is
> currently on it, but the cursor still blinks over the movie.
> This will turn it off:
> #setterm -cursor off
> But I have to log in and run it locally.  - is there some way to do it from the remote shell?
> Same for #setterm -blank 0 - If I don't do that, the screen saver kicks in and turns off the monitor while I am watching the movie.

Redirect stdin/out/err from the terminal attached to the console.


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