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Old 03-30-2008, 04:35 PM   #1
Sam French
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Getting Kaffine to play CD's and DVD's


Hello everybody

I have Open suse 10.3 retail version.

I can get Kaffine to play a CD but it gives me a
Can't bind info socket!!!
error but I can get it to play.
All I want to do is Burn CD's play Mp3's and DVD's
I really like the interface it has

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-31-2008, 09:21 AM   #2
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Convert your mp3 collection to ogg/vorbis or flac.
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-au...t-matters.html

The utility you want is called ffmpeg2theora - install with YaST. cd into your music directory and use the following script:
Code:
#! /bin/bash
for file in *
do
ffmpeg2theora $file
done
echo “all finished”
exit
It will also convert video.

Commercial DVDs use encrypted proprietary formats, sometimes with DRM. A royalty is usually needed for playback - which is normally paid when you buy the OS. The retail openSUSE dosn't include this royalty.

However - there are ways of enabling such restricted media for playback, against the copyright owner's wishes.

http://opensuse-community.org/Multimedia

Last edited by Simon Bridge; 03-31-2008 at 09:37 AM.
 
Old 03-31-2008, 02:59 PM   #3
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Quote:
Can't bind info socket!!!
I think Kaffeine is trying to connect to a server. This could mean that you have something like DVB client selected. If you have, try deselecting it and see what happens.

Quote:
Commercial DVDs use encrypted proprietary formats
To play these DVDs you will need to install libdvdcss.
 
Old 03-31-2008, 07:03 PM   #4
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try the stickeys in the suse forum
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...engine-597476/
 
Old 04-09-2008, 10:11 AM   #5
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Thank you all for responding. I went to to the forum and installed the updates it plays DVD's now. I was watching truck pulling the engines sounded way better than what I was using on XP. I am still getting the
bind socket error but it plays fine.

Thanks again
 
Old 04-12-2008, 01:34 PM   #6
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Check to see what services are running. Disable all those you don't actually need. (I think the command
Quote:
/etc/init.d/service_name start/stop/restart
is the one to use.) This is a good security move anyway, it will reduce overhead and could solve your bind socket error. It's well worth a try.
 
  


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