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Blinking mouse cursor in SMPlayer.

Postby zenonnex on Thu May 20, 2010 8:20 am

Hi everyone!
Every 15 seconds or so the cursor appears while watching the movie. It is very annoying :( . Anyone has similar problem or solution for it?
I have the latest Mint installed + latest smplayer and mplayer available in the repositories.
Thanks in advance :)
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Re: Blinking mouse cursor in SMPlayer.

Postby zenonnex on Fri May 21, 2010 7:36 am

ok, i know it is mplayer's fault. blinking could be disabled in smplayer by unchecking 'block screen saver' in preferences>main>video BUT the screen saver will appear in f.e. 10 minutes and that is very annoyng.
bug found on:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... bug/455073
Anyone has permanent solution?
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Re: Blinking mouse cursor in SMPlayer.

Postby Pilosopong Tasyo on Fri May 21, 2010 10:43 pm

Why not just move the mouse cursor at the bottom right corner of the screen? That should effectively hide it. No more blinking arrow :lol:
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Re: Blinking mouse cursor in SMPlayer.

Postby zenonnex on Sat May 22, 2010 5:18 am

i can't move it to the right bottom corner> there is a panel but when i move the cursor outside of the movie it seems to stop. unfortunately not always there is a space for that. thanks for reply
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