mplayer does not exit on end of file

Bug #1191259 reported by Darko Veberic on 2013-06-15
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
mplayer2 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

the mplayer command-line utility does not exit when the playing of a movie reaches its end and leaves the window open with the last frame shown. this is qute annoying and makes playing multiple files useless. user is forced to press q or esc which exits the application and does not continue with the playlist.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: mplayer2 2.0-554-gf63dbad-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-19.30-generic 3.8.8
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jun 15 12:29:39 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-01 (44 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: mplayer2
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in mplayer2 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Andrey (demontager) wrote :

I have been affected as many others, please fix. Forced to install mplayer instead mplayer2 where autoplay feature works.
Related topic on Smplayer forum -

My name (plmalternate) wrote :

Still doing this in Xenial.

My name (plmalternate) wrote :

I take that back. I should have said this is happening in mplayer under Xenial, not mplayer2.

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