Ubuntu & LinDVD - second try
ed.smits at gmail.com
Sun Jan 14 16:46:03 UTC 2007
Thanks for the links, I'll try them tomorrow when I get back to the
office and can work on my laptop, I'll send the results.
On 1/14/07, Lorin Pino <ljpino at grm.net> wrote:
> Ed Smits wrote:
> > I sent this in earlier this week, no-one took me up on it. Is there
> > anyone out there who has LinDVD working in Edgy?
> > ___________________________________
> > Since I had earlier paid for a copy of Mandriva which includes LinDVD
> > I figured it was legal for me to see if I could get it working with
> > Ubuntu. I installed alien, converted the RPM file to deb, then
> > installed it, no major errors as far as I could see during the
> > installation other than security keys.
> > When I run LinDVD I get perfect sound etc, just no picture. When
> > running from the command line the output is:
> > "X Error: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) 8
> > Major opcode: 145
> > Minor opcode: 3
> > Resource id: 0x3800001
> > sh: Syntax error: Bad fd number"
> > A Google search for "Bad fd number" turns up some shell related issues
> > that I don't understand - Edgy uses dash instead of bash, which can
> > cause this problem.
> > 1) Can anyone tell me how to fix this?
> > 2) is the fd number issue related to my lack of video output?
> > I have yet to find a "free" DVD player for Linux that matches the
> > commercial version of WinDVD I use on my other system, and I would
> > sorely like to get LinDVD working.
> > Thanks
> Maybe this will help:
> It looks like those that had problems changed back to bash to make
> things work. Maybe for you also?
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