[MPlayer-users] TV-Out in Linux

Sebastian Krämer spambouncer at skraemer.de
Fri Apr 1 19:43:15 CEST 2005

On Friday 01 April 2005 16:48, Arps wrote:
> Hi,
> how do i output my movie to tv using mplayer, 

You have to configure X so that you have a second display. Standard display 
is :0.0, your second one (TV) will be :0.1
I'm using the following alias in my ~/.bashrc:

alias mptv="/usr/local/bin/mplayer -fs -fixed-vo -display :0.1 "

All you have to do then is "mptv mymovie.avi". Works great :)


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