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Old 05-14-2002, 09:02 AM   #1
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xine player


i have just install mandrake 8.2 powerpack. i have xine player, i opened it , put in dvd, clicked on dvd, tryed to start the xine player, get a error message about some plugin needed. isn,t all the software needed to start watching my dvds or do i need to do something eles. thanks ronss
 
Old 05-15-2002, 09:11 AM   #2
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check if DECSS is installed
this will allow to play encryted dvds
 
Old 05-15-2002, 09:16 AM   #3
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or use mplayer, it's better ... you'd think i'd get tired of mentioning it wouldn't you...?
 
Old 05-15-2002, 09:27 AM   #4
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Xine doesn't ship with with DeCSS plugins (for legal reason). go to xine.sourceforge.net for more info.
 
Old 05-15-2002, 09:39 AM   #5
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thanks. i don,t get it, why xine is not a configured piece of software. intervideo also have win dvd, but will not offer it to the public, only oem manufaucturers . later ronss
 
Old 05-15-2002, 09:45 AM   #6
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because the law is VERY amibguous abuot dvd decryption, and as such unlicensed dvd software (i.e. all GPL software and more) will gnerally steer clear from *officially* associating itself will dvd decryption, but are ususally pretty happy using a third party plugin.
 
  


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