[Lcdproc] mplayer info to lcdproc
Wed Jul 4 07:43:02 2007
* Big Wave Dave <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-07-04 01:52]:
> Thanks for your hard work Bernhard. I compiled it and started to play
> with it. Unfortunately, itsn't quite what I was hoping for. Perhaps
> I am simply not using it properly. It appears as if this is meant to
> be controlled by buttons on some LCDs, and invoke mplayer by pushing a
> What I was hoping for is something like:
> /usr/bin/mplayerwrapper.sh filename.avi
> which would then play just as if running "/usr/bin/mplayer", but
> display info on the LCD screen as well.
> Bernhard seems to have all the logic in the mplayer.c file though, so
> perhaps someone can figure out how to extract it for something like
> this. I'm not a programmer, but I may try to dive into it.
I see. I also want something like this, so if I sit in front of my PC,
I don't need the IR control just to play music. I think I'll implement
this with a simple socket interface in mplayer.c, and an additional
script that controls that interface.
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