[TriLUG] Playing DVD's under Suse 10.1

Trey Sizemore trey at fastmail.fm
Wed Jul 5 11:52:48 EDT 2006

On Wed, 05 Jul 2006 09:43:17 -0500
"Matthew Hamlett" <matthew_hamlett at ncsu.edu> wrote:

>Hi Everyone,
>I have SUSE 10.1 on my laptop and it runs very well, and does about
>everything I need.  I have wine installed to run the few Windows
>applications that I don't have under Linux.  The only thing I cannot
>get working on the SUSE install is the ability to play DVD's.  The
>DVD drive is detected and works fine in Linux.  I can mount Data DVD's,
>home made DVD's, Cd's and about anything else.  The problem is,
>whenever I put a movie DVD in the drive and try to mount it, I get,
>mount: medium not found" error.  it's like linux is refusing to even
>acknowledge anything being in the drive.  I was going to try and
>install a DVD player in wine so I could play movies, but if I can't
>even get the disc to mount, that's not going to help at all.  I'm
>guessing this is because of the encryption of the disc.....is there
>any way for a Linux user to legitimately play movie dvd's?

Check out http://packman.links2linux.de/ for packages to enable DVD

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