[mythtv-users] mplayer still not in focus

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Mon Jul 25 17:18:10 EDT 2005

> I asked this question a while back and never came across an answer.  I tried 
> everything, including all of the various -fstype switches to mplayer.  
> Nothing would give mplayer the focus.

what windowmanager are you using? I settled on fluxbox as working fine.

> I eventually settled for a hack that involves running mplayer in a separate 
> X session and using chvt to switch back and forth.  I created two shell 
> scripts, one to launch the new X session, another to get rid of the blue 
> band that appears behind mplayer when using an nvidia card.  Here are my 
> scripts.

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