[MPlayer-users] control mplayer
inverseparadox at comcast.net
Sat Sep 10 03:32:23 CEST 2005
Mara Miranda wrote:
> I want to know if is posible to control a mplayer running in one
> console, from another one. Or how could I give orders to that mplayer
> if I can't access to the console where it was created.
Assumiing that you're running Linux, or some reasonably close relative,
and that I'm not misremembering anything important:
mplayer -slave -input file=mplayer-remote-control
And then, when you want to tell MPlayer to execute "command":
echo "command" > mplayer-remote-control
from any console. IIRC, "command" can be any of the commands listed in
Warning: Simply because I argue an issue does not mean I agree with any
side of it.
A government exists to serve its citizens, not to control them.
More information about the MPlayer-users