[MPlayer-users] Move mouse to disable screensaver

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Wed Feb 27 12:50:34 CET 2008

Dotan Cohen wrote:

> On 27/02/2008, The Wanderer <inverseparadox at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>> All XKCD jokes aside, can a feature be added to mplayer to move
>>> the mouse every X seconds to prevent the screensaver from
>>> activating? As is it, I launch mplayer through a script that sets
>>> some preferences (such as -zoom).
>> You don't need a script for that; just add the line "zoom=1" to the
>> MPlayer config file (on an *nix, it's '~/.mplayer/config') and it
>> should take effect automatically. Just about any MPlayer option can
>> be set in the config file that way.
> Thanks. Will this affect my use of the -zoom flag that lets me run
> mplayer fullscreen?

It shouldn't. Specifying "zoom=1" in the config file should have exactly
the same effect as specifying "-zoom" on the command line.

    The Wanderer

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