[MPlayer-users] MPlayer & ssh.....

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Mar 12 16:34:35 CET 2008

On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 08:23:11AM -0700, John Stebbins wrote:
> This will hammer the network because the uncompressed video will be 
> traversing it over the X protocol.
> But if your remote computer is on a good fast wired network, it works.
> ssh -XY <host> /path/to/mplayer -vo x11 tv:// ...

Uh, you can (usually) use -vo xv over X forwarding as well, this about
halves the amount of data transferred, or even a lot more when you need
scaling to fullscreen (in that case even -vo gl would be better).

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