[mythtv-users] Debian/Gnome Screensaver
jongitech at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 20:16:54 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 11:34 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 04/01/2009 05:50 PM, Jongi wrote:
> > Why does my MythTV not treat a video playing under mplayer as a signal
> > not to start the screensaver?
> Because that's MPlayer's job. MythTV /never/ starts the screensaver--it
> only tells it when not to activate.
> If you start the screensaver, Myth will tell the screensaver, "I'm busy
> now, so don't activate." When Myth is no longer busy, it stops telling
> the screensaver that it's busy, so the screensaver can /choose/ to
> activate when it wants (according to the settings you've specified in
> the screensaver program). MPlayer should do the same (and does on my
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That's interesting. I'll troll through the mplayer settings to see what
might be causing this.
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