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walterbyrd 07-24-2004 11:28 AM

How do set mplayer to loop by default?
I know with xine, I can just hit the "L" while a video is playing. Does mplayer have anything like that? Is there anything in the mplayer config file I can edit to get mplayer to loop by default?

druuna 07-24-2004 01:23 PM

Like it says in the manpage:


Put it in your config file to make it default.

walterbyrd 07-24-2004 06:28 PM

Putting loop=0 in the mplayer.conf file caused me to lose my mouse. I had to reboot my system to get my mouse back.

Also, mplayer seems to play everything in slow motion, and won't play .WMVs any more - it used to. At least it's better than xine, which only gives me frozen static.

Multi-media with Debian is so much fun.

Mega Man X 07-24-2004 06:40 PM

try "loop=500", that should be enough for a loop, no song or movie is worthy 500 times, lol. :)

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