Re: DVD on Thinkpad?
On 19 Nov 2004, Michael Marsh wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 16:15:51 +0100, Anders Breindahl <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hehe, what about adding one of the following to your sources.list, and running
> > `apt-get install mplayer-i586'?
> > deb ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ testing main
> > deb ftp://ftp.nerim.net/debian-marillat/ unstable main
> > And then being able to view a DVD using the command `mplayer dvd://1' (asuming
> > the symlink /dev/dvd is in place). for the first title on an unmounted media,
> > and thereby skipping the threatening and menu stuff?
> Personally, I've had a better experience using xine for DVDs than
> using mplayer. I *like* having working navigation, since it's much
> easier to find things than guessing what "title" and "chapter" numbers
> you want. I believe the command line you gave will more-or-less work
> with xine, as well. I know that "xine dvd://" works. The menus are
> all pretty much optional, IIRC.
Yes, xine works here but mplayer complains about missing drivers for
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