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Wed Aug 13 08:53:54 BST 2003
Am Mittwoch, 13. August 2003 01:00 schrieb Yannick Le Saint:
> > Does anyone know if there is a way to play a movie as background in kde
> > 3.1 and not take to much resources like mplayer or xine which is pretty
> > sufficient?
> Just look at mplayer manpage, especially the -rootwin option :)
That's not working here. I guess because kdesktop already using the
Have you tried the kstart command?
# kstart --type Desktop --window <windowname> mplayer -fs <file>
To find out the right windowname you can use xwininfo.
Start mplayer with the following comand in a konsole
# xwininfo & mplayer -really-quiet <file>
and the mouse cursor should change to a cross. Click on the mplayer window,
stop mplayer and look out for a line like this one
# xwininfo: Window id: 0x3c00001 "MPlayer"
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