[ubuntu-uk] Should ubuntu play DVDs gratis?
smoutpete at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 08:59:46 UTC 2014
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On 02/03/14 05:57, Andres wrote:
> On 2 de marzo de 2014 00:09:02 GMT, Daniel Llewellyn <diddledan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> fluendo dvd player is a proprietary product which can play DVDs.
>> also do a pack of "codecs" which include among others a plugin for
>> Media format (unencrypted only). The codecs work for any
>> player but not others such as mplayer, vlc or xine. Also the DVD player
>> a separate app which doesn't enable DVD playback in totem or any other
>> player which you may prefer :-(.
> That's the one! I now have a price to compare with a new dvd $25 and fixing a noisy computer fan. And hating myself for letting 'the man' win with their propietary stuff. I prefer fluendo rather than being oblivious with a dvd player.
> Does that mean libdvdcss2 is ilegal in UK? Wikipedia says it has never been legally challenged.
At the risk of being prosecuted......I have libdvdcss2 installed here in
the UK, I have not seen any special-forces troops abseiling through my
window or even a knock from the boys-in-blue!!!
Of course this email can now be used as evidence against me but I think
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