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Re: DVD playing on Linux

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Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-25 at 13:41 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>     Yes I tried to yum the lib and it can't find it. I have done 
>> everything the good web page
>> http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_4_installation_notes.html
>> has done I have done. Still it all does not work. I have loaded Totem, 
>> Xine and Mplayer and all three do not work.
> That's way too complicated.  Undo whatever mess you have,
> execute the one-line instruction near the top of:
>  http://rpm.livna.org/configuration.html#Core4


> and:
>  yum install xine mplayer totem vlc
> then use whichever you like.

Just to be sure, don't you want to use totem-xine?  AFAICT, using
totem will install the stock totem player from core and not the one
built by livna.  Maybe for DVD's it doesn't matter, but to play files
using the win32 codecs I thought I needed to use the xine backend for
totem (or the gstreamer-pitfdll plugin, which I use on FC4 but haven't
tried yet in FC5).

I'd be happy to find I don't need totem-xine, as it crashes for me at
nearly every exit on FC5.

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