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Using mpv to escape start and end of videos (like in anime, tv shows etc)

Introduction

Sometimes we like to watch cool starting and ends of videos (like the heart touching ending), but after a time those could become repetitive and boring. Also, if you are just starting to watch a series recommended by others, those extra 5 minutes could be saved to watch next video and progress quickly. In this tutorial, I wish to tackle that problem. Since I love mplayer/smplayer for playing most videos, I am not going to deviate from those lines. Therefore, I am going to use mpv (mpv is a fork of mplayer2 and MPlayer) for our purpose.

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Minitube – A better way to watch youtube videos

Introduction

One of the software, I have been very fond of recently is minitube. It is a software that lets you watch youtube videos.

What makes minitube different from say a browser, is its ability to subscribe to channels without having to login. Also, it fetches metadata of new videos from your subscriptions, that you haven’t yet watched.

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