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just installed slackware 10.1. i tried playing 2 dvds using totem and xine and nothing works. just for the record, i did mount the dvds before i tried playing them....
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    why wont <any movie player> play dvd's?


    just installed slackware 10.1.

    i tried playing 2 dvds using totem and xine and nothing works.

    just for the record, i did mount the dvds before i tried playing them.
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    You'll probably need to install libdvdcss, libdvdnav, and libdvdread if you haven't done so already. Look to linuxpackages.net for those packages.

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    thanks ill try that
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    Yes install the above 2 packages. Also DON'T mount the DVDs before playing them (same with audio CDs). You don't need to
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