[mythtv-users] mplayer + dvdnav?

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 09:37:14 UTC 2006

> Hi, all. Got another question. Again, I'm using ubuntu breezy badger, so
> maybe I'm just missing some up to date stuff. I looked at some documentation
> for mplayer that told me I could use the -dvdnav flag to utilize libdvdnav
> in accessing dvd menus and such; however, a.) the version of mplayer I'm
> running doesn't seem to have that option enabled and b.) from what I'm
> seeing in people's comments elsewhere, it's sort of broken.
>  How do people here navigate their DVDs?

Mplayer doesn't support DVD menus. I know someone was recently working
on implementing menu support into mplayer but from what I read it
didn't look like an "official" effort and it was plagued with

So lots of people use xine instead.


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