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Is there a way to do this?

I want to run VLC in fullscreen mode with an autoloaded playlist. The playlist would be a folder, say /home/user/videos

During the day I want to upload some movies to the computer running VLC with this playlist. I upload a movie to /home/user/videos

Now I need to reload/restart VLC for the changes to take affect in the playlist.

Is there a way to refresh the playlist without restarting VLC? Maybe let it check for new files every X minutes or something?

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Have you found a solution for that? –  hupseb Jan 21 at 11:13
    
@hupseb Not yet, but the project has been on a pause, and I am about to start it again in 2 weeks. I will let you know if I find a solution for this - if you do in the meantime, please let me know :) –  Bolli Jan 22 at 2:10
    
Got that one here... youtube.com/watch?v=Kim5QM0nKfQ but it requires to reopen vlc. –  hupseb Jan 22 at 17:12

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