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Old 05-28-2011, 05:55 PM   #1
Frank111
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Some DVD Movies won't play in linux


hi

I can play many of my DVD movies in linux but there are some DVDs that won't play and the Available Devices notifier doesn't show up when I load these DVDs.

The DVDs that won't play in linux works fine in windows and my tabletop dvd player.

I do have libdvdcss2, libdvdread4 and other modules to play both encrypted and non-encrypted DVDs.

Like I said, I can play many of my dvd movies in linux with only a few that don't. Has anyone experience this situation in linux with some of your own DVD movies?
 
Old 05-28-2011, 06:02 PM   #2
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I've experienced this many times. Not all DVDs are using the same version of CSS DRM garbage, and some DVDs have files with different video/audio formats that some codecs on *nix based systems may not be able to play. That's why I have a cheap DVD player :-/
 
Old 05-28-2011, 06:17 PM   #3
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hi
thanks for the reply PhoenixAndThor

I though that my dvd drive was the fault and I was planning to buy a new one. I assumed libdvdcss2 handle all DRM versions but I guess not :/
 
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