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Old 03-04-2011, 10:07 PM   #1
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remote vlc display


Usually I control what I watch on my main box from my laptop via ssh. From my laptop I ssh to the desktop and issue:
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mplayer -display :0.0 file.avi
The video is being played on the desktop but I can control it from my laptop. I don't seem to find a way of doing the same with VLC. Please advise.

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Old 03-06-2011, 03:27 PM   #2
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Can't you use DISPLAY=:X before the vlc command?
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DISPLAY=:0 vlc file.avi &
 
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Old 03-06-2011, 03:54 PM   #3
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Yeah, that's what I ended up doing. Thanks for your reply.
 
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No problem. Does it work as you wanted it to?
 
Old 03-06-2011, 04:02 PM   #5
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Yep. Just need to customise keybindings.
 
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Sweet, glad to assist.

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