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Old 15th September 2004, 11:53 AM
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newbie problem: playing DVDs in MPlayer

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Two days ago I installed FC 2 (and deletec Win2000 for good). In general, I am very satisfied - everything went much smoother than expected. I could even work out the general newbie problems like mounting a FAT32 partition etc.
Well, but MPlayer doesn't really work like it should. I installed all the necessary plugins and can start playing a DVD movie via command line ("gmplayer dvd://1 ..."). This works great. But I'd like to do this via the GUI with a few mouseclicks but can't find a way to achieve this. This problem should be easy to solve. So what do I have to do? The "open..." dialogue doesn't seem to do what I have in mind.
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Old 15th September 2004, 11:58 AM
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i dont have an answer for your problem because i dont use mplayer i use ogle and everything is fine for me, i know is not what you need to hear but try using ogle and see if helps

this is how you do it
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Old 15th September 2004, 12:03 PM
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Thanks for your help. But actually I want to stick to MPlayer because it can play dozens of video formats.... If no one can help (which I doubt) then I might consider trying Ogle.
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Old 15th September 2004, 12:26 PM
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The "open..." dialogue doesn't seem to do what I have in mind.
What do you mean?
Run gmplayer(oyu can create a laucher), right-click and Open -> Play DVD
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Old 15th September 2004, 12:50 PM
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Maybe I was blind. I will check this again....
I was talking about the open file dialogue.

Thanks for your reply!
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Old 15th September 2004, 02:54 PM
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Thanks for your help. But actually I want to stick to MPlayer because it can play dozens of video formats.... If no one can help (which I doubt) then I might consider trying Ogle.
After trying a lot with mplayer, xine and gstreamer eventually I found Ogle the most effective dvd player. It has the simpler GUI and minimum hardware requirements.
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Old 15th September 2004, 07:59 PM
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After trying a lot with mplayer, xine and gstreamer eventually I found Ogle the most effective dvd player. It has the simpler GUI and minimum hardware requirements.
i also like totem but to many dependencies to install for fc2 and yes Ogle also rocks...
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Old 16th September 2004, 04:23 PM
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Thank you all very much! Indeed I didn't see the play DVD option in the context menu... Now it works. I will also take a look at Ogle, even though I am very satisfied with MPlayer.
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Old 17th September 2004, 02:36 AM
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its good to know you solved your issue.
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