[MPlayer-users] Move mouse to disable screensaver

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 11:39:19 CET 2008

On 27/02/2008, The Wanderer <inverseparadox at comcast.net> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>  > All XKCD jokes aside, can a feature be added to mplayer to move the
>  > mouse every X seconds to prevent the screensaver from activating? As
>  > is it, I launch mplayer through a script that sets some preferences
>  > (such as -zoom).
> You don't need a script for that; just add the line "zoom=1" to the
>  MPlayer config file (on an *nix, it's '~/.mplayer/config') and it should
>  take effect automatically. Just about any MPlayer option can be set in
>  the config file that way.

Thanks. Will this affect my use of the -zoom flag that lets me run
mplayer fullscreen?

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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