[MPlayer-users] Problem playing windows codec

Dominik Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Mon Mar 31 21:02:47 CEST 2003

On Monday, 31 March 2003, Craig Black wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> mplayer seems to be choking on this Windows Media url
> craig:~# mplayer 
> http://stream.rushlimbaugh.com/cgi-bin/members.cgi?stream=live&site=rushlimb&type=windows_live
> [1] 3366
> [2] 3367
> [2]+  Done                    site=rushlimb

Always use quotes when specifying URLs in the command line. Some characters
have special meaning, like the "&" character, which puts the called process
in background.

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