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I just installed Etch 4.0 and it went well, However even after getting w32 codecs and libdvdcss,libdvdread and libdvdnav and setting permissions cdrom, I can't seem to play the movie ...
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    Can't play movie in DVD


    I just installed Etch 4.0 and it went well, However even after getting w32 codecs and libdvdcss,libdvdread and libdvdnav and setting permissions cdrom, I can't seem to play the movie in the dvd.
    However mplayer works on the web trailers?
    Any ideas?

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    I run Ubuntu 8.04 so forgive me if I steer you wrong. First off I installed VLC as my media player from Synaptic Package manager, but I am using the Gnome desktop. Then I went to my Places>Computer>DVDRW and clicked Properties. Then I selected Open With and selected VLC from the list. Movies play for me OK , with everything you have installed so far. I hope that is of some help to you.
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    That didn't work, Thanks

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    VLC supports most of the media formats. Does it throw any error message?
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    Shut down and restarted, It works now. Thanks
    Can you help with this one?
    I'm not sure about using best and sharpes fonts in Debian Etch, I have been using Mac OS x
    and the fonts seem much clearer than these in Etch? any help?

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    Check this sticky in Debian Forum.
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    Thanks Casper

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