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Re: DVD playing on Linux



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Have you tried Goggles?  I use it all the time in FC and Gentoo, I've
never had a problem.  I've not ever tried the other video players or
playing DVDs.

Karl Larsen wrote:
>    I have burned hours of time trying to get FC4 to play a simple
> commercial DVD in my DVD player on this computer. I can put the DVD in
> my laptop with Windows XP and it automatically comes up with the movie
> starting.
> 
>    I realize the movie industry has been very bad about things and the
> work towards getting a DVD reader for Linux is being done in Europe away
> from the goons in Hollywood.
> 
>    Totem comes up saying I don't have "libdvdcss" so it can't work. Xine
> says it can't even get to the DVD because /dev/dvd/ is root only.
> 
>    Yes I tried to yum the lib and it can't find it. I have done
> everything the good web page
> 
> 
> http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_4_installation_notes.html
> 
> has done I have done. Still it all does not work. I have loaded Totem,
> Xine and Mplayer and all three do not work.
> 
> Karl
> 


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Mark Haney
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