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Well, it is stated clearly on mplayerhq site - read the DOCS!!! I am no different from them - RTFM - it is all there, gmplayer is a gui front-end to mplayer which is still in development state, and watching how the things are going in Hungary the GUI will stay in development for a really long time
To cut short
mplayer [options] -dvd titleno [-dvd-device /dev/dvd]
where titleno is 1 to NN options include - video output option , i.e. -vo x11, etc.
When you install mplayer with the RPM's they decided not to enable the gui with it. If you want to do a little more work on installing mplayer (build it from source) then you can enable the gui yourself.
And like Boris said, the program is VERY powerful and has so many different options and things, you should read the DOCS from mplayer's homepage on how to use the player.
A quick and easy way to play the DVD:
mplayer -vo xv -dvd 1
Try that and see if it starts. If it's not the movie, then you can move onto -dvd 2 and so on til you find the movie. There are MANY other options you might want/need but that will give you a jump start at least.
hhegab, please read all documentation available to you before asking questions. to make a video full screen press f. if you're using a lame video output like x11, you'll also neef the -zoom option, as described in the manpage. enable the gui when you compile it using ./configure --enable-gui, which is also clearly stated in the docs.
[root@linux Angel]# mplayer -vo xv -dvd 1
Using GNU internationalization
Original domain: messages
Original dirname: /usr/share/locale
Current domain: mplayer
Current dirname: /usr/share/locale
MPlayer 0.90pre9-RPM-3.1 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS)
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 Xeon Foster (Family: 8, Stepping: 2)
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled with RUNTIME CPU Detection - warning, it's not optimal! To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with --disable-runtime-cpudetection
Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No
existe el fichero o el directorio
Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 38 audio & 110 video codecs
font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
Font /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc loaded successfully! (206 chars)
Using Linux hardware RTC timing (1024Hz)
Can't open input config file /root/.mplayer/input.conf : No existe el fichero o
Input config file /etc/mplayer/input.conf parsed : 50 binds
Playing DVD title 1
libdvdread: Can't stat /dev/dvd
No existe el fichero o el directorio
Couldn't open DVD device: /dev/dvd
From that I'd think you might need to make the symlink between your actual device and /dev/dvd...
SO, what is your actual device? There are loads of ways to find out, here's one that comes to mind:
open a terminal and type:
And see if the DVD ROM ejects. If so, then type:
ls -l /dev/cdrom
Notice which device it's actually linked to, might be something like:
/dev/hdc OR /dev/hdd OR /dev/scd1 (these are just examples of what to look for)
Once you find the actual device type:
ln -s /dev/hdc /dev/dvd
replacing /dev/hdc with the device you found above.
If any of this doesn't make sense, or you are not sure what device it's pointing to, I'd be happy to cut it down a bit more for you, just let us/me know.