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[directfb-users] Re: Running without root privileges



On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 05:36:18PM +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
> In <20050111144125.GA15482@realh.co.uk>, Tony Houghton wrote:
> 
> > In <20050111135741.GC13516@master.directfb.org>, Denis Oliver Kropp wrote:
> > 
> > > Use the options "no-graphics-vt", "no-vt-switching" and "no-vt-switch"
> > > by one of the following ways:
> > > 
> > > Pass "--dfb:no-graphics-vt,no-vt-switching,no-vt-switch" to the application,
> > > which doesn't work with mplayer, I guess.
> > > 
> > > Export "DFBARGS=no-graphics-vt,no-vt-switching,no-vt-switch".
> > > 
> > > Add these options to "/etc/directfbrc", "~/.directfbrc",
> > > "/etc/directfbrc.mplayer" or "~/.directfbrc.mplayer".
> > 
> > None of those work with MPlayer I'm afraid. I also tried -vo directfb
> > instead of dfbmga, but no difference. :-(
> 
> I've worked out that the problem is because I've been trying to run
> MPlayer remotely over ssh, and it needs to be run from the console to
> get non-root access.

Use the no-vt option.

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Ville Syrjälä
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