copying DVD material :: somewhat OT.

Tino Engel elrap at
Sun Dec 9 08:26:17 PST 2007

neal schrieb:
> I have had unsolvable (so far) problems with playing both 
> dvd movies and cd audio. MPlayer will play VOBs but no 
> menus, no navigation which can make watching pretty much 
> impossible sometimes. 
> I had actually given up on trying to get these two features 
> to work and have installed a new linux (to me), Kubuntu. On 
> this platform, there are no problems with DVD movies, audio 
> cd, streamed audio, even flash. I can watch youtube too. 
> This has not been the case on FreeBSD. I have tried 
> installing FreeBSD 6.2 via three different versions, 
> FreeBSD, DesktopBSD and PCBSD, and asked questions on their 
> mailing lists. 
Try to install www/linux-opera, audio/vlc for DVDs and 
www/linux-flashplugin7 for flash.
That should give you ability to watch DVD and flash... (works for me...)

Greez, Tino

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