FC5 Totem and DVD

antonio montagnani antonio.montagnani at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 13:38:09 UTC 2006


2006/4/6, Jeff Vian <jvian10 at charter.net>:
> On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 06:17 -0700, Michael Peters wrote:
> >  On Thursday, April 06, 2006, at 06:11AM, antonio montagnani <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >When I use Totem and I want to play a DVD a get the message that it is
> > >impossible to reproduce this kind of file as an appropriate plugin is
> > >missing.
> > >
> > >What am I missing (and why it is not loaded as standard, playing a DVD
> > >seems to me a standard operation also for a non-geek-user??)
> >
> > To play a DVD with totem - you need
> >
> > gstreamer-plugins-ugly
> >
> > use the rpm.livna.org repository or gstreamer.org repository.
> > You also need libdvdcss
> >
> > It still won't play them from the menu though. Try:
> >
> > totem DVD://
> >
> > That works for me - though the video/audio is choppy and not in sync.
> >
> > Back in FC3 - totem w/ gstreamer worked decently - but due to changes in gstreamer and totem, it is kind of broken right now.
> >
> > You can use ogle (I think it is in livna) or mplayer.
> >
> xmms also plays DVDs and almost perfectly.
>
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Jeff

I think that it doesn't make any sense to have :
Xmms
Mplayer
Xine
Totem

installed, as here.
Any application should play a DVD out of the box. My two cents....
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Antonio Montagnani
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