You can use the garlic-player in scripts and also control during playback with hotkeys.
Command line options
garlic.sh [options] SMIL_INDEX
-h, --help Displays this help.
-v, --version displays version information.
-m, --windows-mode fullscreen, bigscreen or windowed
-z, --windows-size e.g. 980x540
-s, --screen-select selected screen number
Arguments: SMIL_INDEX Path to SMIL index
App commands (Hotkeys)
- Toggle full-screen with Ctrl-F
- Toggle big-screen with Ctrl-B
- Quit app with Ctrl-Q
- Open configuration dialog with Ctrl-S