How to enable encrypted DVD playback on Fedora 25 Playing a DVD on Fedora 25 is not too difficult. I already had the extra repositories added to enable multimedia playback support, but I could not play a DVD. So I downloaded the libdvdcss library. http://download.videolan.org/pub/libdvdcss/1.4.0/. Then I built and installed it. darkstar% tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.4.0.tar.bz2darkstar% …

The libdvdcss library is used to playback encrypted DVD disks on a Linux operating system. Download the tarball here: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia/libdvdcss.html. Then we need to unpack the tarball. [[email protected] libdvdcss-1.2.13]$ tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.2.13.tar.bz2[[email protected] libdvdcss-1.2.13]$ tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.2.13.tar.bz2 Then enter the directory. [[email protected] libdvdcss-1.2.13]$ cd libdvdcss-1.2.13/[[email protected] libdvdcss-1.2.13]$ cd libdvdcss-1.2.13/ Then begin the compilation process. [[email protected] libdvdcss-1.2.13]$ ./configure …

Fedora 17 multimedia setup tips: http://www.securitronlinux.com/fedora-core-15-package-management/. Tips on setting up the multimedia packages on Fedora Core 17. Easy MP3 codec installation. This does not install the codecs required to playback Xvid movies, but if you try to play an Xvid movie in Totem, it will pop up a message box telling you about the missing …