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Old 01-28-2009, 11:28 PM   #1
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Can't play Windows DVD in Linux with Totem movie player?


How come I can't watch Windows DVD movies with Totem movie player in Fedora Core 9? I was able to watch almost any type of movies, with a bit of a problem, at times, using gxine in Fedora Core 3. Can someone give me some pointers? Thanks.
 
Old 01-29-2009, 03:37 AM   #2
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A counter question: what is "Windows DVD movie"?
Try to run the player from console and show its output here.
 
Old 01-29-2009, 09:54 AM   #3
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Have you checked out VLC?
 
Old 01-29-2009, 07:30 PM   #4
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What's a Windows DVD movie?

It's very obvious that a "Windows DVD movie" as clearly stated, is a movie that's been recorded/copied/burned onto a DVD+RW or DVD-RW via the Windows Operating System, Microsuck's so-called OS.
 
Old 01-29-2009, 07:32 PM   #5
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Have you checked out VLC?

I have checked out VLC in Windows, but not yet in Linux.
 
Old 01-29-2009, 07:34 PM   #6
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Everytime I run a movie in Totem, it'll say some codecs or plug-ins are missing.
 
Old 01-29-2009, 10:27 PM   #7
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that totem nag screen is to keep the lawyers quite see this how to no installing multimedia
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f9.html
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...l#mediaplayers
 
Old 02-12-2009, 11:24 PM   #8
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It's very obvious that a "Windows DVD movie" as clearly stated, is a movie that's been recorded/copied/burned onto a DVD+RW or DVD-RW via the Windows Operating System, Microsuck's so-called OS.
The other guy was right. And it's very obvious that burning a DVD (ISO Image) under Windows does not make the resulting DVD Disk into a "Windows DVD Movie". By the way back in Windows XP, Microsoft did the same thing. At some point they dropped DVD support in Windows XP. This made people have to chase down and pay for things like PowerDVD.

All of this so that someone(s) (?) can make a couple jillion more dollars that THEY DON'T NEED.
 
Old 02-13-2009, 12:00 AM   #9
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By the way back in Windows XP, Microsoft did the same thing. At some point they dropped DVD support in Windows XP. This made people have to chase down and pay for things like PowerDVD.
i use "CDBurnerXP" and "InfraRecorder "-( a cygwin build ) on win xp both free .
 
Old 02-13-2009, 04:01 AM   #10
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You'll need libdvdcss, libdvdnav, libdvdread, and w32 codecs. Don't know about Fedora, but they're usually available for any distro.
 
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You'll need libdvdcss, libdvdnav, libdvdread, and w32 codecs. Don't know about Fedora, but they're usually available for any distro.
the "how to" explains how to install all of those

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...l#mediaplayers
and this one too
http://www.dnmouse.org/codecs.html
 
  


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