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Re: DVD on Thinkpad?

On 19 Nov 2004, Michael Marsh wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 14:24:03 +0000, Anthony Campbell
> <ac@acampbell.org.uk> wrote:
> > Thanks to both for replies. I already had xine and I've now installed
> > the libdvdnav4 package from Sid. These seem to work - at least, when I
> > started xine I found it playing a promo piece for Dolby, though I don't
> > know where this came from. However, I can't play a DVD disk. This
> > contains files of the type:
> > 
> >         *.bup
> >         *.ifo
> >         *.vob
> > 
> > Which, if any, of these should be playable? (I should say I've never
> > tried to use DVD in any medium before.)
> Are you mounting the DVD before trying to play it?  That would be
> wrong, if you are, and will prevent xine from accessing the disc. 
> >From xine, you should just hit the button labelled "DVD" (or whatever
> it is for the skin you're using).  You might need libdvdcss (google is
> your friend) as well.

Yes, I was mounting the CD. It's now working - many thanks!


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