[MPlayer-users] multiple mplayers on multiple outputs

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Fri Apr 28 18:53:31 CEST 2006

On Fri, 28 Apr 2006 08:25:12 +0200
Alexandre CONRAD <aconrad.tlv at magic.fr> wrote:

> And I'd like to have an extra VGA/PCI(?) card and have an other
> mplayer instance  playing a different playlist on a different screen.
> Like having two  separate TV channels.

Setup two displays with xorgcfg, edit xorg.conf, or whatever method you
prefer.  Then just set the DISPLAY variable to the display you want to
output to.

Before you start mplayer for the second display run: 
  "export DISPLAY=:1.0"

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