[MPlayer-users] TV-Out in Linux

Sebastian Krämer spambouncer at skraemer.de
Sat Apr 2 13:53:10 CEST 2005

On Friday 01 April 2005 20:09, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 07:43:15PM +0200, Sebastian Krämer wrote:
> > alias mptv="/usr/local/bin/mplayer -fs -fixed-vo -display :0.1 "
> >
> > All you have to do then is "mptv mymovie.avi". Works great :)
> Normally the second display does not suppore overlay, making it
> useless for watching movies. You should either configure X to mirror
> the same output to both heads (but I hear even this is broken with
> some video cards.. :( ) or have a separate X configuration to use for
> TVout where it makes the TV the primary head.

Hm, what can I say? I got it from somewhere on the web (I think it was 
kde-look.org where someone posted an action-.dektop file) and it works here.
Don't know what you mean by overlay so I can't say if my second display 
supports that..


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