[NBLUG/talk] playing dvd's in debian stable

Mr. Jan Hearthstone hearthstone11 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 11 14:16:21 PST 2006

--- "Dean A. Roman" <droman at romansystems.com> wrote:

> I have mplayer working on my RH system perfectly, so
> you might try mplayer.
> I use the gui front end by envoking "gmplayer".

I envoked gmplayer, got the gui, etc., with a
message--"Can't open VMG info!"

> A quick search of the debian packages shows mplayer
> is available for 
> unstable...it might also work with testing..it's
> worth a try.
> I have found a bunch of stuff that needs to be
> downloaded for it all to 
> work correctly though.,,,
> If you checkout the debian page for mplayer, you can
> see all the 
> dependancies: 
> http://packages.debian.org/unstable/graphics/mplayer
> You may be missing a necessary library such as
> libdvdread.

I have this one installed:
Package: libdvdread3
State: installed
Automatically installed: yes
Version: 0.9.7-0.0sarge1
Priority: optional
Section: libs
Maintainer: Christian Marillat <marillat at debian.org>
Uncompressed Size: 201k
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.2.ds1-21)
Suggests: libdvdcss2, wget

I run Debian stable;
I am sure I have all the dependencies;

Thanks, Hearthstone.

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