[NBLUG/talk] playing dvd's in debian stable
Mr. Jan Hearthstone
hearthstone11 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 11 13:47:14 PST 2006
--- William Tracy <afishionado at gmail.com> wrote:
> #1: Are you sure that you have an actual DVD drive?
> Some hardware will
> read CDs but not DVDs. If you can get your hands on
> some Linux distro
> that's on DVD-ROM instead of CD-ROM, see if you can
> mount and browse
> the DVD.
Don't have one right now;
What I tried was using a several dvd's--always the
> #2: What mplayer are you using? Are you using a
> Debian package, a
> binary from mplayerhq.hu, or one that you built
> yourself? Version
> number? Did you install any extra plugins?
Automatically installed: no
I use aptitude for most tasks (rm, install, etc.)--it
would seem that I have all deps, as I never
experienced any difficulties with aptitude.
> Finally, it's always possible that you have a disc
> that the MPAA put
> some weird encryption on. :-(
I tried a several discs.
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