[MPlayer-users] Silly (but simple, hopefully) question
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Aug 1 08:17:24 CEST 2006
On Monday, 31 July 2006 at 21:07, Ivan Kowalenko wrote:
> On Jul 31, 2006, at 13.10, Carsten wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am not sure how to play a cd via mplayer on windows, but on Linux
> > you
> > could play it by choosing "play file", since any mounted device will
> > appear in your home directory.
> Actually, no. You'd use it with the cdda:// option, not "play file."
> Linux doesn't create fake files (each track is a file) in a fake
> filesystem. So, unless you ripped the CD, using the "play file"
> options wouldn't work.
There is cdfs, which does just that, although I don't know of any
distros that have it out-of-the box.
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