[MPlayer-users] How to use -slave option with bash and terminal (python)

Peter Irbizon peterirbizon at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 14:07:03 CEST 2016

Oh sorry, my bad. Now it works ok. (no idea why it didn't work, but now it

2016-06-03 0:00 GMT+02:00 Peter White <peter.white at posteo.net>:

> Am 02.06.2016 um 19:11 schrieb Peter Irbizon:
>> Hello, I have this bash_script.sh
>> #!/bin/bash
>> res=$(mkfifo /home/user/mplayer-control)
>> res=$(mplayer -slave -input file=/home/user/mplayer-control movie.mp4)
> Works for me. More info would be needed to see what was going wrong.
> The terminal output would be a good start. Also, I don't see the purpose
> of those res=$() constructs. They are not te culprit but seem rather
> pointless. Unless that is not the whole script. If so, provide the full
> version, please.
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