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Old 04-17-2003, 11:48 PM   #1
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Livid dvd player help


i am attempting to install this dvd player for linux that i found at
www.linuxvideo.org
im not sure how i install them i have tried everything in my limited experience with linux to do, so im hoping that someone anyone will be able to help me with this. if you cant help just leave some links that you think will help

thank you, and good night
 
Old 04-18-2003, 01:08 AM   #2
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The latest release for that program appears to be from 2001, seems a little outdated. You should or I strongly suggest you using something like mplayer, its the best for video and dvd playback.

http://www.mplayerhq.hu
 
Old 04-18-2003, 01:51 AM   #3
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cool thanks a bunch

edit: now i have the software installed, but i dont know how to make the software recognize my dvd rom? there arent any drivers for it from the manufacturers website.
are there any generic drivers or something that will allow it to be recognized as a dvd?

its a pioneer DVD-115 0124

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Old 04-18-2003, 09:32 AM   #4
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Look up /etc/fstab to see what device your dvd actually is [...ex /dev/cdrom] and create a symlink named dvd to it.
#ln -s /dev/cdrom /dev/dvd
 
  


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