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One solution is to play the DVD with a media player that allows you to disable DVD menus. Let us know! I ran VLC from terminal to capture what it is going through. You might also want to set region code in the DVD player if you never used the machine to play DVD before. weblink

DVD decryption allows you to watch DVD movies on your computer. In that case, look at the discriptions. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.com Ubuntu Documentation Official Documentation Community Help Wiki Contribute Page HistoryLogin to edit RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs Introduction Most commercial DVDs are encrypted with CSS (the Content Scramble System), which attempts Reply Dominik says October 12, 2015 at 3:48 am Abhishek, you are a genius! https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs

Ubuntu 16.04 Dvd Playback

each & every forum for the last decade, gives exactly the same solution ….!!!!! Right click on it and click "open with >". Probably some restriction on licenses prevents Ubuntu to distribute a finished OS. Here we shall see, in a more organized way, what we did to fix this issue of Ubuntu not reading DVDs.

DVD movies won't play (no sound or picture) even though the computer tries to start the movie. But we can easily get them from the default repositories through Ubuntu Software Center. 1. In VLC Media Player for example, when you choose to open a disc, there's an option "No DVD menus". Dvdread Could Not Open The Disc "/dev/sr0". First, enter this command: sudo apt-get install libdvdread4 This command puts the necessary files on your computer to read the DVD's, now we need to enable them.

Reply CM May 18, 2014 at 8:54 am I've done all the steps but still can't play. I have been taking for granted how easy this has been in the past. are you still blogging? http://askubuntu.com/questions/505684/vlc-wont-play-dvd-movies Charlie Henson 7,157 views 5:59 Ubuntu causes girl to drop out of college -- h3h3 reaction video - Duration: 5:49.

Still no luck. Fluendo Dvd Player Good that you tried to start from a terminal, as messages like that you reported are usually given and helps to annalize the problem Reply Mark Mostow says November 20, 2014 To play encrypted DVDs, you also need the libdvdcss2 library by installing it via below command in terminal: sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh You may need to set the region code for DVD drive I can play any other DVD, but this one will not play.

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I postponed DVD setup since 14.4 was out and used other computers for playing DVDs. http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/04/enable-dvd-playback-ubuntu-14-04/ Reply Steve H. Ubuntu 16.04 Dvd Playback share|improve this answer edited Aug 2 '14 at 2:13 CijcoSistems 447210 answered Aug 2 '14 at 1:57 user280493 3 Thanks. Ubuntu Vlc Won't Play Dvd Give your password when prompted.

You need to set this at least one time or not even vlc will work. After this, VLC will automatically use it. I re-installed VLC and THIS time it asked me what to do when it sees a DVD and I chose to make it the default player. Which is strange, I've never had this issue before. Sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh Command Not Found

Today however it is mostly an inconvenience for consumers. To change the region code of your DVD player, insert a DVD from your region in the DVD player, and do the following: Install the regionset package from the Universe repositories. Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. check over here Join Date Jun 2007 Beans 15,611 Re: DVD Issues in 16.04 At least here "sudo apt-get install libdvd-pkg" didn't actually install libdvdcss2, just libdvd-pkg, as in - "Setting up libdvd-pkg (1.4.0-1-1)

h3h3Productions 2,560,260 views 5:49 Top 5 things to do after installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS ( Trusty Tahr ) - Duration: 6:16. Dvdread Could Not Read -1/4 Blocks At 0x01. The same applies to copying and cutting. Reply allan November 30, 2014 at 1:38 pm sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh .Does not work anymore I ended up geting a message from Mirosoft Reply adam December 20, 2014 at 7:51 pm I

But the following instructions got it working completely: In a terminal: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gstreamer-developers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Then restart computer and you should be good to go.

Use Ctrl+Shift+V. Install VLC … Blah Blah …. Welcome to the club. Ubuntu 14.04 Dvd You can install VLC from Ubuntu Software Center or using the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get install vlc Once you have it installed, install libdvdcss2.

I have noticed too that if I can get VLC to start again, it opens with a blank window and a cone, which I expect. 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 Douglas Rumbaugh 183,503 views 11:33 How to install Netflix in Ubuntu Linux 14.04 - Duration: 4:35. If after doing all this, you still get messages about not being able to play DVDs, check that the DVD drive has a region set (see below).