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Old 06-20-2006, 01:33 AM   #1
agrippas
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DVD autoplay with VLC


I'm using KDE. How can I make VideoLanClient to autoplay my DVDs? I found the solution for xine, it was something like
Code:
xine dvd:/ #%u
in Control Centre's Peripherals -> Storage Media.

Any clues for VLC?
 
Old 06-20-2006, 06:00 PM   #2
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Try:
vlc dvd://[device]
or if you don't want menus:
vlc dvdsimple://[device]
Where [device] is the the dev node(/dev/dvd).

Hope you get it to work.
 
Old 06-21-2006, 01:46 AM   #3
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Thanks munthe, that's the reasonable approach but it doesn't work on KDE. The device is /dev/hdc. When I use either "vlc dvd:///dev/hdc" or "vlc dvd://" or "vlc dvdsimple://..." I get the error "Expected to find file but found folder instead" or sth like that.

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Old 06-21-2006, 05:30 AM   #4
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Hmmn it works fine for me on gnome, is the dvd mounted?
Try do vlc dvd:///dev/hdc from a terminal and post the output here.
EDIT: also did xine play the dvd without any errors?

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Old 06-21-2006, 04:47 PM   #5
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DVD is mounted and vlc dvd:// or vlc dvd:///dev/hdc works ok from the terminal. So does xine from the terminal. But when I use this syntax in KDE's control centre, xine just fires up without playing anything. No error message.

The only way to make xine autoplay the dvd was xine dvd:/ #%u.
 
Old 06-21-2006, 06:00 PM   #6
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Maybe if the #%u is some kde stuff for the current dvdrom in use, then "vlc dvd:// #%u" might work?
EDIT: Also keep an eye on this thread:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showth...047#post553047
They might come up with a solution in the fedora camp

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