[MPlayer-users] Prevent mplayer from centering window?

xi xizard at enib.fr
Wed Jul 23 07:40:20 CEST 2003

Jens Benecke wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I have a dual screen (Xinerama, or rather NVIDIA nView) system and mplayer
> keeps centering the window so that it is split by the monitor borders.
> Also, the default skin's fullscreen control panel (in the middle of the
> screen bottom, set to auto-hide to the bottom) is split in the middle.
> Can I persuade mplayer to either _not_ center the window ( but let the
> window manager care about placement), _OR_, make it properly Xinerama
> aware?
> I haven't found anything in the docs, the homepage, or in Google.
> Thank you!


I am not sure, but I would say the problem comes from your window 
manager. With KDE for example, you have to enable some extra options in 
the control panel in order to get a fullscreen only on the current screen.


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