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    mplayer, xine, vlc, totem etc. play dvds i think.

    never used ssh.

    and i meant that ntfs WRITE functionality is not available by default. you should still be able to read from it as a normal user if u set the umask=0000
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    (Original post by mshar)
    WOW! After loggin in as root, I am able to listen to my music through xmms! I done no modifications to make it support MP3s! I just played it and it works straight off! How stupid am i to not try as root!

    Now to get the ssh thing working :|.

    I managed to mount the dvd as well. Is there any program that plays dvds?
    you need a new distro cos if you need to run root to play mp3s then it's stupid.
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    (Original post by operato)
    you need a new distro cos if you need to run root to play mp3s then it's stupid.
    he's just misconfigured the fstab, that is all
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    Here is my fstab after the modification choad told me to do:

    Code:
    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
    proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
    /dev/hdc1       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0       1
    /dev/hdc5       none            swap    sw              0       0
    /dev/hda1       /media/hda1     auto    auto,rw,umask=0000
    /dev/cdrom      /media/cdrom0   auto    ro,auto,user    0       0
    /dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,noauto  0       0
    It won't even let me read any of the files as a normal user. Anything else I need to add?
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    remove the rw, because its not read write. replace it with ro
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    Done but still no access . Can you paste your fstab?
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    my personal one? ok 1 sec

    Code:
    # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
    #
    # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
    proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
    /dev/hda2       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0       1
    /dev/hda1       /media/hda1     vfat    umask=0000,auto 0       0
    /dev/hda3       /media/hda3     vfat    umask=0000,auto 0       0
    /dev/hda4       none            swap    sw              0       0
    /dev/hdc        /media/cdrom0   udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0       0
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    urs is a fat file system, mine is ntfs so maybe the umask bit doesnt apply?
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    (Original post by mshar)
    urs is a fat file system, mine is ntfs so maybe the umask bit doesnt apply?
    Here is the fstab line for my ntfs partition:
    /dev/hda1 /media/hda1 ntfs ro,uid=1000,gid=102,umask=007 0 2

    Works fine.
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    OK, got everything working except for mplayer. It runs but i can't get it to play dvds it says NFO file 1 error.
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    Have you installed libdvdcss2?
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    to get dvds to work, i used this but its for ubuntu https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RestrictedFormats
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    thanks that guide sorted the prob out. I want to customize my video player so it only shows the video area and no top bit. any links will be v helpful, if possible i would prefer the guide for totem, otherwise xine is good enuff 2.
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    (Original post by mshar)
    thanks that guide sorted the prob out. I want to customize my video player so it only shows the video area and no top bit. any links will be v helpful, if possible i would prefer the guide for totem, otherwise xine is good enuff 2.
    in a window or full screen?
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    In a window obviously. I wanna make it look like some of the screenshot in lynucs.org and the XGL video i seen where only the video part is visible - no border etc. Can someone tell me how to update gtk-gnutella
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    (Original post by mshar)
    In a window obviously. I wanna make it look like some of the screenshot in lynucs.org and the XGL video i seen where only the video part is visible - no border etc. Can someone tell me how to update gtk-gnutella
    xine is probably better for that.

    gtk-gnutella sucks download phex

    make sure you have java installed.
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    lol, getting java to install is a pain! I've tried like 10 times to do it but it jus wont budge, ill have another go (maybe).
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    Can someone tell me how to install real player or give me links to tutorials, if not the player the codec? I've tried searching for trplayer, realplayer but none work ive tried it with space and -. Do I need a new source?
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    java is real easy. just go to the sun site, download the ix86 binary and run it from a terminal.

    realplayer is the same iirc
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    tho mplayer is the best video plugin for firefox imo. realplayer just sucks
 
 
 
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