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Old 03-30-2006, 09:59 AM   #1
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Watching DVD's?


OK - I have a lot of DVD's on disk that I want to watch on Linux but have no idea what application and codecs I need on my system (Debian).

Can someone please tell me what application will allow me to watch my DVD's?
 
Old 03-30-2006, 11:02 AM   #2
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You can use mplayer to watch movies.If you want to install it, you must first install the codecs (you can d/l them from the same page). Also there are some nice skins for the gui version (gmplayer) you can choose. If you compile from source don't forget the to run ./configure --enable-gui

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Old 03-30-2006, 12:49 PM   #3
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I was looking for something like "Kaffeine" since it's a front end for Xine but am unable to find it when I search my APT sources...

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I use GXine rather than mplayer, although you still need the codecs, but GXine seems to allow the use of menus on a DVD where mplayer jumps right in to the main feature
 
Old 03-30-2006, 02:21 PM   #5
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Don't forget libdvdcss to actually play the DVDs, all the software in the world won't help without it.
 
  


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