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I resigned to believing that the drive is faulty and I need to replace it. I hope that after completing all these steps, you would be able to play DVD in Ubuntu 14.04 (as well as in Linux Mint 17). Reply Chris says February 17, 2014 at 1:44 pm Thank you so much! Thanks for a solution on Ubuntu 13.10. http://elliottwaveresearch.com/dvd-drive/dvd-drive-not-working-ubuntu-12-04.html

Mimsy were the Borogoves - why is "mimsy" an adjective? Windows is probably using a different strategy to get to it - I know that the way they use the BIOS info is different, resulting in some oddities at times. Hope any of you can deliver a solution :) Reply Caprico says January 6, 2014 at 12:13 am Worked! In your case start by running: sudo mkdir -v /media/cdrom0 ; sudo mkdir -v /media/cdrom1 This will create the future mount points for your cdrom drives.

Ubuntu Dvd Drive Not Detected

I'm not sure if it recognized the drive after installation but it didn't work after I upgraded to 13.04. more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Alternatively, you can use GDebi to install .deb files more easily. So i am totally convinced that the drive is ok, however I dont know why Ubuntu will not see it.

  • You have to click on the icon labeled "DVD" and press the eject button (an up arrow) next to the name of the disk (e.g.
  • install libdvdnav/read blah blah ….
  • After lots of google searches it seems I should have a /dev/sr0 entry, but one does not exist.
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  • share|improve this answer answered Jun 6 '11 at 21:49 hayd 1,26731635 1 no, any dvd..
  • Thanks for reminded me of this.
  • I will try in WinXP to see if it might come up there later on when I reboot today.
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  • sudo mount -t auto /dev/dvd /media/dvd (making sure that /media/dvd already exists)?
  • Reply tap364 says February 13, 2016 at 11:16 pm Thanks!

Offline #3 2012-10-20 13:24:18 WonderWoofy Member From: Los Gatos, CA Registered: 2012-05-19 Posts: 8,412 Re: [Solved] DVD drive not detected after fresh install Seems like this might be related https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=151016 Offline Suggestions? Proper grammar and punctuation is a sign of respect, and if you do not show any, you will NOT receive any help (at least not from me). Ubuntu Cd Drive Not Working Try our newsletter Sign up for our newsletter and get our top new questions delivered to your inbox (see an example).

The hard drive is new. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. friend installed ubuntu 11.04 64 bit. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1950008 Reply BEG says October 16, 2015 at 12:51 am You should probably clarify whether both 32/64 bit versions of libdvdcss2 need to be installed, or only the appropriate one for the

the drive isnt even detecting the DVD, it's not that i can't play it or open it. Ubuntu Dvd Drive Not Working Please ensure there is a readable CD or DVD in the drive." Reply Anders Jackson says October 20, 2014 at 2:14 pm Yes, I got that message too. But I don't always get that window… Any help is greatly appreciated. Ses http://linvdr.org/projects/regionset/ for proper region code.

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Your BIOS is rather more tolerant as regards booting than some of my older systems where, if you put a CD in the slave position it just won't boot from it. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=101101 Worked fine. Ubuntu Dvd Drive Not Detected Should I report it? Ubuntu Not Reading Dvd Thanks for your help.

Quote: So I have solved this problem. have a peek at these guys Adv Reply March 31st, 2012 #2 morpet28 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Mar 2012 Beans 6 Re: CDROM / DVD Drive not all DVDs spin for a few seconds, light blinks, then no more action. Thank you sir! ;) Reply Abhishek Prakash says October 13, 2015 at 1:16 pm Welcome Dominik. Ubuntu Wont Play Dvd

Let me know if it worked for you or if you still can't read DVD in Ubuntu 16.04 or Ubuntu 14.04. The output of: $ dmesg | grep sr $ is nothing. Here we shall see, in a more organized way, what we did to fix this issue of Ubuntu not reading DVDs. check over here Also, if you already have a CD in there ..

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Ubuntu Mount Dvd Drive This must be fixable. I was so frustrated trying to figure this out!

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Apart from Linux, I love classic detective mystery. Do you have libdvdcss & libdvdread? EDDY1 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by EDDY1 09-30-2014, 08:52 AM #13 business_kid LQ Guru Registered: Jan 2006 Location: Ubuntu 16.04 Dvd Drive Not Detected asked 5 years ago viewed 41137 times active 2 years ago Linked 2 Can't find my DVD drive in Ubuntu 12.04 1 What should the correct path be for my CD/DVD

asked 3 years ago viewed 36242 times active 6 months ago Linked 0 CDROM drive suddenly not recognised Related 1HP Envy Beats Edition can play CDs, but not DVDs012.04 won't recognize Browse other questions tagged mount automounting laptop dvd lmde or ask your own question. Effect of bootstrapping in amplifier circuit On Tate's "Endomorphisms of Abelian Varieties over Finite Fields", sketch of proof of main result? http://elliottwaveresearch.com/dvd-drive/cd-drive-not-reading.html i installed and unpacked the extra codecs etc suggested at http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-play-a-dvd-in-ubuntu and looked a bunch of questions at howtoubuntu, none of which were solved.

I need to install window 7 on this hard drive. share|improve this answer edited May 4 at 21:39 answered May 3 at 19:20 quest 3810 This was more likely a bios issue than a dvd issue. I managed that by sticking in a bootable windows CD and booting from the DVD drive. Turned out the laser in the drive had burnt out and was no good.

If I get that correctly, it won't read dvds but until recently still played audio cds? If I click on the VLC icon on the dock it just pulsates but won't run on screen. This is a problem for codec, libs, app, region, whatever. It worked for my Ubuntu 14.04 as well.

Are you in the "optical" group? kernel.org Sorry but that's all i know about this .. –msalem Mar 30 '11 at 15:17 what's the make of your DVD drive BTW? –msalem Mar 30 '11 at Lots of searching etc led me to pull the DVD / CD drive out of the system and have a look if it was set to 'Slave' or 'Master' via the share|improve this answer answered Apr 7 '12 at 7:28 eddy147 3522510 I read that thread ...

but up to no luck, see here: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1348528 try looking around the net for maybe a linux driver for your drive? Especially in days where the movie industry doesn't want us to watch movies (restricted/unavailable streaming services, DRM-crippled files etc…) it is nice to watch some DVD on my system :) Reply some do so because it can't/won't/still not included in the kernel, or may try your luck with a newer kernel .. Reply shaneonabike says October 19, 2014 at 4:41 am I'll need to snag another disc in order to test that since I don't have it anymore (returned to the video store).

Reply ViniciusSpader says May 28, 2014 at 1:16 am I was missing libdvdcss2, but I couldn't install it from the terminal. rebooting (don't forget to re-plug in the power cable) Enter the BIOS setup (usually by tapping F2 or F1 during boot on most PCs. vBulletin 2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).

Reply spicyflash says January 23, 2016 at 11:59 pm Thanks a ton! I'm not convinced this is the issue here, and telling someone to start changing their hardware configuration should be a last resort. –Peter Jenkins Nov 24 '12 at 23:08 add a