MPlayer hangs when trying to play a DVD.

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Sun May 20 15:34:11 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-05-20 at 08:24 -0700, Nicholas Kline wrote:
> I could see this portion of Ubuntu being a big
> frustration for someone who is using Ubuntu for the
> very first time. Hopefully this functionality will
> become standard in Ubuntu. 

It's not in Ubuntu's powers to change this. It is a legal problem. For
what it's worth, I think that the instructions given in the local help
are reasonable. And IIRC, a plain Windows XP (without additional stuff
installed by the OEM) cannot play encrypted DVDs either.

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