Yesterday night, I listed all the things I had to do and started trying to decide which I should do first...
As any good programmer, I couldn't make up my mind on what to do, and so I started doing something else O:-)
I finally took the time to combine mplayer and root-tail to do something I
had long desired for
still has some problems, of course... I can't make use of the > and the
< keys to move to the next or the previous file, and it sometimes take a few ^C's
to stop playing, but at least it does what I wanted