mplayer with caca video output "blinks"

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – When I attempt to watch a video in mplayer with caca, the output (in xterm) seems to "blink" or "tear". Here is the output of running it: $ CACA_DRIVER=ncurses mplayer -vo caca '/home/jengajam2/Desktop/Desktop Stuff/Jethro Tull - Teacher [www.keepvid.com].flv' MPlayer SVN-r33159-4.5.2 (C) 2000-2011 MPlayer Team 162 audio & 359 video codecs mplayer: could not connect to socket mplayer: No such file or directory Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control. Playing /home/jengajam2/Desktop/Desktop Stuff/Jethro Tull - Teacher [w (HowTos)