[SATLUG] DVD not play, broken Volume Control
Todd W. Bucy
toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Thu Jan 1 13:31:52 CST 2009
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
> 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
have you checked the Ubuntu Bug reports yet, a quick google turned up
the following bug report
'06...it is old but there may be some ideas in there that you could
try. This is my usual approach to problems such as this.
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