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Old 03-12-2005, 10:40 AM   #16
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This is insanely easy by defualt mplayer tries to open /dev/dvd. /dev/dvd is a symlink to your dvd device file usually /dev/hdd if your cddrive is the slave or /dev/hdc if its the master. if your using ide-scsi than it changes to /dev/sr0 or /dev/sr1 which might be symlinks to /dev/scd0 or scd1. You will need libdvdcss to watch encryted dvds libdvdcss has to be installed in the same prefix as mplayer. So if mplayer is installed in /usr then libdvdcss needs to be in /usr it may have got installed to /usr/local.


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