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Old 06-02-2010, 11:22 PM   #1
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DVD player help


When ever I try to watch dvd I get an error that tells me "Could not read from resource", whats the problem?
 
Old 06-02-2010, 11:25 PM   #2
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You'll have to give us more information.....What version of Linux? What media player? etc.

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Old 06-02-2010, 11:39 PM   #3
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The system is ubuntu and the movie player is totem
 
Old 06-02-2010, 11:41 PM   #4
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When you insert a DVD, what exactly happens? (Try it without totem running---just insert the DVD.)
 
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PS--What version of Ubuntu? e.g. 9.10, 10.4, etc.
 
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when I insert the disk it automatically starts totem, it is the only movie player I have on here.
 
Old 06-02-2010, 11:46 PM   #7
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PS--What version of Ubuntu? e.g. 9.10, 10.4, etc.
Where do I find out what version it is?
 
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Take a look at some of these hits on Google---It sounds like you need to install some codecs:

http://www.google.com/search?q=totem...ient=firefox-a

Also, look in your package manager (Software center in Ubuntu?) for things relating to "video", "codec", or "totem".
 
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I fugued out what version it is 10.4.
 
Old 06-02-2010, 11:54 PM   #10
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Where do I find out what version it is?
Well, where did you get it? You may find something by doing "ls | grep rel"

OOPs--Never mind....
 
Old 06-03-2010, 12:07 AM   #11
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Can someone give me any other options?
 
Old 06-03-2010, 12:12 AM   #12
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Can someone give me any other options?
What about my suggestions to look for codecs? ....and the links I found in the Google search?
 
Old 06-03-2010, 12:17 AM   #13
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other options?
 
Old 06-03-2010, 12:22 AM   #14
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Ahem---If you want good help here, you need to follow up on the suggestions people give you. Once again, how about my suggestions in post # 8?

Did you look for codecs with your package manager?

Did you read any of the links that Google found? (I thought some of them looked very relevant....)
 
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obviously those options are not working other wise I wouldn't have asked for OTHER OPTIONS nevermind though I guess I will just wait tell my IT friend can help me figure it out.
 
  


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