Totem won't play.

Michael Brayn mbrayn at
Mon Nov 6 06:04:26 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-05 at 16:38 +0000, Keith Powell wrote:
> For the first time, I am trying to play a commercial DVD. It's a 
> publicity "holidays" DVD so I suppose that it shouldn't be encrypted.
> I'm trying it with Totem, but it won't play. Tells me that I haven't got 
> the necessary plug-ins installed.
> What plug-ins are these, please? I'm using Ubuntu "edgy".
> With KDE and Kaffeine, the DVD plays "out of the box". But I would like 
> to play it in Gnome.
> Many thanks

You need to download libdvdcss2 from apt, that lets you watch drm'ed
dvds and also i think that totem-xine is better than gstreamer because
it supports more codecs. hope that helps.

--Michael Brayn

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