[SATLUG] DVD not play, broken Volume Control

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 13:09:20 CST 2009

On Thursday 01 January 2009 12:55:41 herb cee wrote:
> 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 
> directory)"
> 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

Try to reinstall gnome-media
I am not an ubuntu user, so I am referring to rpm package names. But when I search for 'gnome-volume-control rpm', I get referred to 'gnome-media'.
Good luck.

John C.

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