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Re: DVD playing on Linux



On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 13:41 -0600, 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
> 
yum libdvd* and dvd* from the livna repo and you should be happy with
the results.


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