[xubuntu-users] Playing audio CD's

S├ębastien ml at terranean.eu
Thu Jun 6 01:19:39 UTC 2013


On Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:23:48 +0100 Neil Winchurst wrote:
> Just wondering. I am running Xubuntu 12.04. When I put an audio CD in 
> the drive it starts up, opens up Parole and plays. Looking in the 
> settings for Removable Drives and Media in the settings manager I go
> to the Multimedia tab. Under Audio CD's I find the following command
> 
> parole --device=%d
> 
> so I can see why Parole opens up. I have vlc installed as well. If I 
> change the command to vlc --device=%d it does not work. VLC opens up
> but does not do anything.

--device isn't a valid vlc argument, the command has to be a working
command line. VLC uses cdda:// for Audio CD.
http://www.videolan.org/doc/vlc-user-guide/en/ch04.html

Try:
vlc cdda://%d

-- 
S├ębastien




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