Error in documentation for restricted formats / Playing encrypted DVDs?

Ari Torhamo ari.torhamo at
Sat Oct 14 16:58:15 UTC 2006


I'm running Edgy beta and just got totem-xine installed. It took me a
while to download libdvdcss2 to play DVDs, because the instruction given
in "RestrictedFormats/Playing encrypted DVDs"

doesn't quite match my file system. The instruction tells one to do

sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/examples/

,but there's no "examples" directory under libdvdread3 in my file
system. There the correct path to is


I'd like to hear from those here who are using Dapper, if the path in
question is the same in Dapper as it is in my system. In that case I
guess the docs should be corrected. 

I just took a look at the onboard docs in Edgy, and there the
instruction seems to match my system. Maybe the path indeed has been
changed to Edgy and everything is OK. I just got worried and wanted to

You will have to have libdvdread3 installed to see which way it is.


Ari Torhamo

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