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Old 04-08-2002, 01:07 AM   #1
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Playing DVDs


I can't figure out how to play DVDs. I have xmovie and xine but don't know haw to get it to play. Please help this newbie out. Thanks in advance.
 
Old 04-08-2002, 02:50 AM   #2
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Try using Ogle DVD player. It's small and fast and it supports DVD menus. You can find Ogle at http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/. There is also a RPM package for some distributions (RH, MDK).
 
Old 04-08-2002, 04:32 AM   #3
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To play encrypted (i.e. normal) DVDs you will probably need to have the libdvdcss package installed. AFAIR there are two versions - 1.x and 0.x which are incompatible. I've been using the 0.x with Xine with no problems, although I couldn't get the 1.x version working.
 
Old 04-08-2002, 04:51 AM   #4
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don't use 1.0 versions anyway, they're very slow and fail very often. teh makers maintain that they're better than the older ones, but everyone else knows that's not true. use libdvdread 0.9, libdvdcss 0.0.3
 
  


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