Problem playing a DVD

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Mon Jan 5 12:24:24 UTC 2009

2009/1/5 Michael Satterwhite <michael at>:
> I have a DVD that I'd like to be able to play on my system. When I look at the
> directory structure on it, I find that the VIDEO_TS directory doesn't have
> execute permission ... IOW I can't list the contents. I have libdvd
> installed, but I'm not sure how to get past this problem.
> Can anyone offer any help?

You don't need to mount a DVD-Video to play it (same for Audio CD).
Just pop it in the reader and choose play DVD in Kaffeine. If the DVD
is encrypted you need the libdvdcss2 library from the repository read up on there site how to add

/ Jonas

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