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I'm very new to linux. There's a lot I like about SMPlayer. However, I find some of the overlays very annoying.

I often watch large playlists of many short files. Every time a new file starts, several overlays appear giving information about the lack of subtitles. I find these very distracting.

Worse, when I skip forward with the arrow keys (which I do very frequently), a white progress bar appears in the center of the screen, distracting my view and blocking the picture.

Is there any way to disable these overlays?

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Go to Options -> OSD -> Subtitles only

About Subtitle:enabled, it only appears when there's an external subtitle file (.sub, .srt..). Im not sure you can disable that without disabling subtitles entirely.

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