Auto play DVDs?

Wulfy wulfmann at
Wed Dec 3 20:06:52 UTC 2008

David McGlone wrote:
> 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?
*buntu 8.10 is Intrepid Ibex...



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