craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Dec 4 13:49:37 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 23:21 -0500, Kurt Wall wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 07:10:49PM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-12-03 at 20:53 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > Greetings all;
> > >
> > > What can I replace totem with that will work?
> > >
> > > I'm plumb out of patience with its I can't play this messages that do not
> > > tell you what it can't play.
> > ----
> > you mean kind of like the vague information that I see here?
> Don't be a prick. I think he meant what he said and said what he meant.
> Save for a couple of oggs, I haven't been able to persuade Totem to play
> anything it is configured to play. Having fought the same fight with Totem,
> I understand clearly what he meant -- it won't play the multimedia files
> and disks I've fed it, libdvdcss or not. Worse, it fails to tell you
> what about the media it can't handle. That's worse than useless.
but the vague part was not knowing what types of media he was trying to
> > Just taking a wild ass guess at your problem, I would guess that you
> > need to install an unlicensed version of libdvdcss so you can decrypt
> > encrypted commercial DVD movies.
> WTF is an "unlicensed version of libdvdcss"? Every version of libdvdcss
> is licensed, under the GPL to be specific.
but not licensed by the motion picture industry and of questionable
legality to possess or distribute in the United States.
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