Auto play DVDs?

David McGlone d.mcglone at
Wed Dec 3 12:30:22 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 03 December 2008 5:08:11 am Wulfy wrote:
> Jonas Norlander wrote:
> > 2008/12/3 Wulfy <wulfmann at>:
> >> Kubuntu Intrepid.
> >>
> >> How do I tell Kubuntu to autoplay DVDs and AudioCDs?  I've looked
> >> everywhere I can think of, googled, system-settings-ed, but nowhere can
> >> I find how to tell the system what I want it to do.  It seems most
> >> strange that I can configure devices I *don't* have (joystick and
> >> camera) but not devices I *do* have!  <sigh>
> >
> > I don't think you can. The dialog you got when inserting a media with
> > option like mount, browse, play, rip etc. you had in KDE3 is one of
> > the things i really miss in Intrepid. The only thing you can do (as
> > far i know) is to open with dolphin if you use the "discover new
> > media" plasmoid.
> >
> > / Jonas
> Thanks, Jonas.
> Yeah, I found that plasmoid and it does just that.  I can also "Play
> DVD" from the menu in Kaffeine, but it's a hassle.  Hopefully, KDE 4.2
> will fix some of these silly things...

I agree. I also wasted an hour or two trying to configure this also.
I've been using 8.10 for a while now. It is surprisingly stable, but does lack 
some features I was so familiar with in 8.04.

On a side note, I have a question.

Is 8.10 named Intrepid?

David M.

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