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In Ubuntu 17.10, MPV runs fine, but I can't use Ctrl+q or right-clickQuit from the dock. I have been manually opening System Monitor and selecting End Process.

Is this a known bug? Am I missing something?

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Just press q if you want to close the player or Shift+q to close the player and have it remember the current position.

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  • Thanks! That works. Why is it different from every other window/application in the OS?
    – Tom Mercer
    Nov 9, 2017 at 19:12
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    The global shortcut to close programs in Ubuntu is "Alt+F4". Some programs also provide "Ctrl+q" as a shortcut, but not all. MPV has its own shortcuts and its developers have chosen just pressing "q" to quit. You can change that if you want by adding Ctrl+q in ~/.config/mpv/input.conf. Nov 10, 2017 at 20:25
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No, that's normal, you can quit with ctrl + c. And change options in config file.

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  • Thanks! That works. Why is it different from every other window/application in the OS?
    – Tom Mercer
    Nov 9, 2017 at 19:12

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