mplayer, was Re: Cant play dvd's

Charles philip Chan cpchan at
Thu Aug 16 04:41:53 UTC 2007

"Michael R. Head" <burner at> writes:

> Hmm... at this point it would appear simpler just to download a
> pirated copy of the movie than to bother trying to play the protected
> disc!

This is because mplayer only gained dvdnav support is the last few
months and it is not in the released version. For now, I suggest you
just install decss and use a frontend to libxine such as xine-ui, GXine,
or Kaffeine.


"I go on working for the same reason a hen goes on laying eggs."
		-- H. L. Mencken
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