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mplayer doesn’t quit

When I play a song with mplayer (from the package mplayer2), the song is played but mplayer doesn’t quit, I don’t get the prompt back. This is annoying if I want to play sound effects from a script and tens of mplayer processes are hanging…

Add the “-ao alsa” switch as a temporary solution (tip from here):

mplayer -ao alsa audio.mp3
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