[mythtv-users] mplayer still not in focus
nick at rout.co.nz
Tue Jul 26 20:32:46 EDT 2005
On Tue, 26 Jul 2005 19:10:27 -0500
Mike Green wrote:
> Ratpoison SET ME FREE :)
> For those who really don't see the need to run a window manager, but have
> the mplayer focus issue, give ratpoison a try. I tried almost every window
> manager and could not get any of them tweaked just right.
> After installing ratpoison I just added /usr/bin/ratpoison & to my .xinitrc
> and now it all works flawlessly :) No config files, no tweaking, it
> menubars, titles, or borders. Best of all, using mplayer to watch external
> videos works without much hassle.
actually I must admit that sometimes fluxbox gives me a stray titlebar
when mplayer runs an external video. If I am annoyed enough by it I hit
the "F" button twice to turn fullscreen off then on again.
I will therefore try ratpoison and see what happens :)
> Thanks guys, I appreciate the pointer.
> One happy camper mythtv owner.
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