DVD playing.

norman norman at littletank.org
Fri Dec 12 17:06:47 UTC 2008

> >> To change this, we need to know which Ubuntu version you use.
> > 
> > I an using Ubuntu 8.10
> >> 
> >> > to be able to just load the DVD and then to choose the player.
> >> 
> >> I don't know what "load the DVD" means. Do you mean that you don't want
> >> the computer to do anything when you insert the DVD, i.e., should it
> >> simply wait for you to start the player?
> > 
> > I was not very clear, sorry. I would like to insert the DVD and wait for
> > the icon representing the DVD to appear on the screen. Then I would be
> > able to start the player of my choice.
> > 
> Open Nautilius (Places|Home Folder) then Edit|Preferences|Media|DVD
> Video|Ask what to do. You might be able to train it by testing with
> 'Open with other application'. I prefer SMPlayer and have that set as an
> option, so it also shows up in the DVD Video| dropdown.
This seems an excellent method, I will give it a go. Thanks.


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