[MPlayer-users] Request: name change of command line switch

Peter White peter.white at posteo.net
Wed Jun 24 17:14:33 CEST 2015

On 06/24/15 10:54, Thoralf Dassler wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if the following command line switch can be changed:
> -xineramascreen --> -xs (or maybe just add -xs, so there's two switches
> doing the same thing?)
> The change would be very helpful for users with a multihead environment;
> = much less typing.

You could try and see if your shell has TAB-completion for mplayer.
Bash and zsh on Debian certainly have, so I just need to type

$ mplayer -xi<TAB>

which amounts to the exact same number of keystrokes as in your
proposal. ;)


More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list