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    DVD playback not working


    hi i trying to get a dvd to play and its not

    im using f11 and im trying to use either vlc or totem

    with vlc i get this error
    Playback failure:
    VLC cannot set the DVD's title. It possibly cannot decrypt the entire disc.
    Your input can't be opened:
    VLC is unable to open the MRL 'dvd:///dev/sr0'. Check the log for detail


    and with totem i get this
    Totem cannot play this type of media (DVD) because it does not have the appropriate plugins to be able to read from the disc.

    i tried to install all the plug ins but i keep getting an error when i try to install libdvdplay

    No package libdvdplay available.

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    If you haven't done so already, you'll probably need to install libdvdcss if you want to play encrypted movies.
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    yup already got that one

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    I assume you have enabled the rpmfusion repo, since you have libdvdcss, but if not do so.Configuration - RPM Fusion

    Code:
    su -
    yum install libdvdcss libdvdnav totem-xine xine-lib-extras-freeworld
    totem-backend -b xine
    The Unofficial Fedora FAQ

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    still not playing

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    Is this all DVDs or just this one? Is it a commercial DVD?

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    it only does it with commercial dvds

    also when i try to eject my drive it gives me this error

    org.freedesktop.Hal.device to unmount is not in /media/hal-mtab.so it is not mounted by HAL

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    org.freedesktop.Hal.device to unmount is not in /media/hal-mtab.so it is not mounted by HAL
    This usually means some process is still using the device. Try
    Code:
    su -
    fuser -k /dev/sr0
    to kill any processes accessing the drive.

    Insert a problem disc, and run from the terminal
    Code:
    vlc -vvv DVD://
    Post the error messages.

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