[MPlayer-users] [solved] Re: Keyboard control not shown on the screen

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 18:16:17 CEST 2009

On 06/02/2009 04:21 PM, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

>> I'm just experimenting Mplayer builded from svn source.  I had always had
>> the version that came with Debian.
>> I installed it succefully (it seems), but when I use keystrokes like 9 and 0
>> for the volume, or `o' to see the time, nothing is shown, whereas in my
>> older Mplayer versions I could see on the screen a graphical effect of those
>> commands.
>> What did I miss?

Kevin DeKorte <kdekorte at gmail.com> writes:

> I think you need freetype and fontconfig to have that work. When you run
> configure it should tell you what things are missing.

I had to install the packages libfreetype6-dev and libfontconfig1-dev in my
Debian system.  Besides, a symlink to a font file must be created in the
~/.mplayer directory (see http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML/en/fonts-osd.html).


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