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Re: Re: [dvd-discuss] Geeks in government: A good idea?

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 02:05:18AM +0000, ronald@caprock-spur.com wrote:
> >How many commercial Linux distros include one of the free DVD
> >players?
> SUSE has Xmovie and Mandrake seems to, but RedHat doesn't seem to. That said they may not have the libcss installed and would require a download/install to play encrypted DVDs.

suse does not support encrypted DVDs and says so quite plainly on their
support website. they include xine for unencrypted viewing and distance
themself from any support for DVDs under Linux.

even Debian doesn't have libdvdcss in their distro. there is, indeed, a
very visible chilling effect here.

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