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Old 04-03-2013, 12:42 AM   #1
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installing VLC player in UBUNTU OS


am using UBUNTU 12.04 OS, in that am unable to install VLC player. previously I used UBUNTU 9.10 in that I installed direct through internet, and I found offline installer also, but in this am not getting.
and my suggestion is the UBUNTU 10.10 versions is very user friendly and we can use easily. I need offline installer for VLC player ..

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Old 04-03-2013, 12:54 AM   #2
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Hi,

vlc is in the universe section of repository: http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/vlc

So, just need to enable this repository (eg
http://askubuntu.com/questions/14863...rse-repository )
and then install it. Eg

Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

If you have no network you could look into use a tool like apt-offline: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/...offline.8.html

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:59 PM   #3
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Talking SOLVED - DVD doesn't play with VLC

Hi,
I did everything you proposed in your post and it gave me VLC which plays very well but only DVD's don't but video files on my pc do.
Am I missing a codec or a pluggin? if you have any suggestions on how to config VLC for DVDs to play it would make my day.

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Presario CQ56

Thanks:-)
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Hello everyone,

I was able to fix my problem, here's what I did :

I first installed VLC using :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc

and then I found the commmand:

sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh

after installing libdvdread4, I went into Ubuntu software center and searched for the package(regionset)
and Installed it, now everything in VLC works well, all DVDs,DVD-RW, VCDs etc...

I found my answers on Ubuntu's Help website : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Mu...plications#vlc


Thanks again all for your help and input, really appreciated. :-D

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Last edited by le555; 04-26-2013 at 02:10 PM. Reason: SOLVED
 
Old 04-25-2013, 05:06 PM   #4
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Try this for DVD playback:
https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/musicv...video-dvd.html
 
Old 04-25-2013, 06:18 PM   #5
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Ubuntu has most excellent documentation. This page is the first google hit for "Ubuntu DVD": https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Re...ts/PlayingDVDs

Code:
sudo apt-get install libdvdread4
sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh
(code reprinted from help.ubuntu.com and I make no guarantees)
 
Old 04-25-2013, 10:53 PM   #6
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Quote:
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Am I missing a codec or a pluggin? if you have any suggestions on how to config VLC for DVDs to play it would make my day.
Try adding the medibuntu repos to your sources.list: http://www.medibuntu.org/repository.php
Code:
sudo -E wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list && sudo apt-get --quiet update && sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get --quiet update
Then install the libdvdcss2 package to play encrypted DVDs.

Note that installing the xine-ui program is great for watching DVD discs, although VLC should play them just as well as long as you have the proper codecs (i.e., libdvdcss2) installed.
 
  


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