troubleshooting Question

linux video player that scale itself and run using command line

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I used mplayer, vlc, totem, and mpv but none worked the way I want to. All of them doesn't auto scale on the size of the screen and doesn't even do full screen even though their manual says so. It shows the video in the middle of the screen and that's it... Kind of annnoying...

Do you know any other video player that can run full screen, autoscale to whatever the size of the screen, can automatically detect the sound output, and can run via CLI? I don't anything else that can run on ubuntu...

here's a good example of commands I used to run vlc,mpv, and mplayer that didn't work

/usr/bin/mpv -fs video.mp4
/usr/bin/mplayer -vo fbdev2 -fs video.mp4
/usr/bin/vlc -fs video.mp4

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