[users] Ancient mplayer

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Aug 23 19:13:51 CEST 2010


On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Mark wrote:

> Realizing that there are tons of offerings in the repository, I still
> have to ask - is it possible to get a newer version of mplayer in
> rpmforge?  The current one is build dated 2009/7/11 - more than a year
> ago.  The mplayerhq page indicates that 1.0rc3 was released in may of
> this year....

Yes, but the version we offer is (apparently) newer than 1.0rc3. Don't 
let the version number fool you, the mplayer project doesn't quite get 
version naming :-)


> Also, does anyone know if the screensaver deactivation was changed in
> the last release?  I've started running some really long sound files
> and although my screensaver is set to activate after 2 hours, when I'm
> running these files, it never does.

It's possible, IIRC there are options to influence the screensaver. The 
manual provides more detail than my memory ;-)

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