[SATLUG] DVD not play, broken Volume Control

herb cee hc at lookcee.com
Thu Jan 1 12:55:41 CST 2009

Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> herb cee wrote:
>> John D Choate wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 31 December 2008 19:11:36 herb cee wrote:
>>>>  just not into movies (last movie I went to see was Jurassic Park) 
>>>> but always wanted to see Matrix. I tried every one of the 5 or 6 
>>>> players that was in the Ubuntu install apps and I then decided to 
>>>> remove all of them and reinstall just mplayer/Totem and the VLC 
>>>> that I use for streaming audio. Both of them work fine but still 
>>>> after reinstallation refuse to play this dvd. I don't wa
>>> You might need to install libdvdcss2.
>>> Or just try to install libdvdcss.
>> John when I search the Synaptic package manager I get no results for 
>> these packages and I have repositories: Main, universe, restricted & 
>> multiverse selected. Is there someplace else to get one or both?
> you need to add the medibuntu repository to get libdvdcss
> Todd
Hey thanks Todd that fixed the dvd player. I still have not been able to 
fix the Gnome Volume Control tho. So far I have reinstalled all 30 of 
the packages that were showing as installed for Gnome and the Synaptic 
did DL 60 files but still when launching the vol-ctl I get:
"Failed to execute child process "gnome-volume-control" (No such file or 
Todd I just am not smart enough to know what that means or how to fix 
it. I claim MS refugee status ( forced to be my own SA in Linux to avoid 
slavery and torture by MS)
lol, happy newyear
Any further help will be much appreciated

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