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Some mplayer -slave foo

I am an extremely lazy person. That means I am always looking for ways
to do things quicker, easier and with the least bit of effort. This
incessant obsessive search for alternate solutions often leads to some
quite cool discoveries.

This particular post is to share with others as lazy as myself who
hate to get off their bed to change the movie or volume of the mplayer
instance playing on the desktop when you have your laptop lying next
to you. Of course this is easily solved with some money if you buy an
LIRC remote (mplayer supports it). But the challenge there is to
actually find a decent remote that works with PCs (damn you
consoles!). Hope this keeps you on your bed longer, so here it goes:

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