Re: playinig DVDs

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On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 08:37:36AM -0500, Christopher K. Johnson wrote:
> Wolfgang Gill wrote:
> >On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 13:49, fred smith wrote:
> >>Gang:
> >>I'm trying to get a DVD player going on RC1.
> >>
> >>I downloaded xine and xine library RPMS, installed 'em without incident.
> >>But when I attempt to play any DVD I get the FBI warning screen followed
> >>by some error or other about being unable to read (or maybe access) the
> >>files.
> >>
> >>Now I can mount the thing and see that all the files are there. Clues,
> >>anyone?
> >>
> >>I also was going to try mplayer so I downloaded the Yarrow RPM for it,
> >>but when attempting to install it, it spewed out 10-15 unfulfilled
> >>dependencies. Since that machine is not on the net, it wasn't worth the
> >>trouble to go find 'em all and transport via sneakernet.
> >
> >To Play encrypted DVD's with Xine, you will also need to download and
> >install the following libraries.
> >
> >libdvdcss
> >libdvdnav
> >libdvdplay
> >libdvdread
> >
> >If you were to use APT to download Xine, it should have downloaded these
> >as well. I run Xine, plays ALL DVD's very nicely. But, those libraries
> >are the key to playing most DVD's. (Plus it will play most other Video
> >files too, *.mpg, *.mpeg, *.avi etc)
> >
> >Wolf
> Using the xine rpm from freshrpms.net I only had to add libdvdcss for 
> full dvd functionality.

I seemed to have to go get all those libs. at least it worked, once
I had done so.

Thanks for the advice, Fedora-Folk!

Fred

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