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This page outlines information about DVD playing with LinuxMCE.

As the Xine Player is used to play DVD, most of the settings can be changed in the $root/etc/pluto/xine.conf configuration directory. $root points either to the root directory of the Core/Hybrid, ie. the file is /etc/pluto/xine.conf, or one of the diskless orbiters. The diskless orbiters file is /usr/pluto/diskless/$orbiter-id/etc/pluto/xine.conf.

DVD Language

To change the default DVD language from the current english, locate the line


remove the hash and change it to the preferred language. For example, changing it to german, the line looks like this:


Audio Output via SP/DIF

If you have problems sending sound out thru your digital outs (SP/DIF coax or optical) have a look at the Sound Card page.


In 1004 (as of 12/29/2013) I had to do the following to get it work:

echo "deb http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ / " >> /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update
apt-get install libdvdcss2