FC5 Totem and DVD
craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Apr 7 03:03:15 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 18:28 -0700, jdow wrote:
> From: "antonio montagnani" <antonio.montagnani at gmail.com>
> > 2006/4/6, Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>:
> >> antonio montagnani 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??)
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ForbiddenItems
> >> See "DVD Playback"
> >> Paul.
> > Paul,
> > this issue is not clear to me.
> > Do you mean that I cannot play a DVD that I bought this morning at the
> > newsstand??
> Such seems to be the "official stance" according to FedoraProject.org
> and Thomas Chung.
If one were to add livna or rpmforge repositories and then issue 'yum
install libdvdcss' that would probably be enough to play the dvd. The
legality of installing that library probably could be debated but that
wasn't the question.
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