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Old 03-01-2003, 08:10 PM   #1
RedhatBadNoob
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Question Brand New to Linux (RH8)


Hello to all and thanks in advance for helping me. I am totally new to Linux. First day.

I have gotten on the internet, amazingly enough. Connected to my LAN at home and now I am trying to lfigure out how to get my DVD working.

The device shows as CDROM1 (this is a DVD!)

How can I view the DVD movies. Better yet, what do I do to install the drivers or program to run DVD's and get this working. Please talk to me like a baby, just starting learning this stuff.

Thanks

Bernard
Subskipper@msn.com
 
Old 03-01-2003, 08:13 PM   #2
macewan
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search google for "mplayer" and don't expect too much hand holding from people on linux. if that's what you want then buy a book. or buy a copy of redhat 8 from circuit city and get the tech support - put money into the pockets of the people that are changing tech!

; )

while your at it donate some money to fsf.org
 
Old 03-01-2003, 08:26 PM   #3
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I have seen xine mentioned.

I don't have a dvd player, so no experience.

Google hits
 
Old 03-01-2003, 09:58 PM   #4
RedhatBadNoob
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Figured it out

Ended up using ogle.

Thanks for your assistance.

Bernard
 
  


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