audio cd weirdness

ben miller wheelscribe at
Sun Nov 20 14:44:59 UTC 2005

On Saturday 19 November 2005 4:50 pm, Marek Pawinski wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-11-19 at 12:01 -0600, ben miller wrote:
> > I just attempted to play a brand new CD on my computer. Under Gnome, it
> > wouldn't play with any application - CD Player, Totem, Sound Juicer, etc.
> > Nothing but dead air.  Under KDE, it would play with KsCD if that was the
> > first application I used. It I tried to play it with Amarok first I'd get
> > dead air and then if I tried to play it with KsCD. Any clues?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > puzzled Ben
> Does it say on the CD cover "will not play on pc or mac" ? maybe it's
> one of those cd's that will play on cd players only, but there is a way
> around that :-)

It doesn't. There's only a giant FBI anti-piracy warning on the back. I 
haven't seen that before, but I haven't bought many new CDs lately. 

== Ben

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