DVD set-up help
chris at monochrome.org
Sun Nov 18 08:36:47 PST 2007
On Sun, 18 Nov 2007, leegold wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out DVD playback. I have 6.2 w/KDE-lite. I can play
> audio CD's on the DVD. I have installed and want to use VLC.
> Thanks, The end result I want is to be able to play movies.
I can't answer all your specific questions, but all I had to do to play
movies was this:
1. Install vlc, which you've done;
2. As root, mount the dvd;
3. As ordinary user, run vlc like
My ordinary user has write access and group ownership on the DVD drive
device file, but I don't know if that is necessary. Also I have those
sysctls set like so:
...again, I'm not sure how necessary that is.
Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
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