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Old 08-16-2006, 12:15 AM   #1
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Angry I can't get any DVD playback in SuSE 9.2


Hello all,

I am quite new to the whole Linux thing but have still been able to figure out how to do any thing I could do on win xp. EXCEPT DVD PLAY BACK! I hate to go and boot the cursed win xp every time I want to watch a movie.I have tried both xine and kaffeine. Neither of which are able to play DVD's

I swear to never go back to windows, but I don't swear to only listen to the radio and read books because of one small problem.

THNX.

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Old 08-16-2006, 12:24 AM   #2
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xine and kaffeine are essentially the same thing( uses the same xine libraries) which are dvd crippled in the stock suse packages. get xine-libs and xine-ui from the packman site http://packman.links2linux.org/ you will also need libdvdcss
 
Old 08-16-2006, 01:11 AM   #3
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Hello,
Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately I still have the same problem after I downloaded and installed the packages you suggested. I get an error saying that xine can't play these files for legal reasons. Is there a better version of xine? Or do you have any other thoughts on how I can fix this horrid problem?

THNX.

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Old 08-16-2006, 08:08 AM   #4
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I'm using Xine version 0.99.3 and have no difficulty viewing DVDs.

Can you copy and post the exact error?
 
  


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