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Old 07-02-2019, 08:19 PM   #1
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DVD won't play


I have followed all the instructions I can find online, but my DVD still won't play.

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I get the message "DVD source is required to play the file but is not installed" in videos. VLC just won't start the movie.
 
Old 07-02-2019, 08:32 PM   #2
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Just to confirm, have you installed the libdvd-pkg already and followed the instructions from it to actually build the files?
 
Old 07-02-2019, 08:32 PM   #3
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I found this at Ask Ubuntu: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1013...os-or-kaffeine
 
Old 07-02-2019, 08:37 PM   #4
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Timothy, yes I did.

Frank, I ran that line in the terminal, yes.
 
Old 07-03-2019, 11:51 AM   #5
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From my history:

Code:
  328  sudo apt install libdvd-pkg
  329  sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkg
  330  echo 'deb http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ /' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libdvdcss.list && echo 'deb-src http://download.videolan.org/pub/debian/stable/ /' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/libdvdcss.list && wget -O - http://download.videolan.org/pub/deb...deolan-apt.asc | sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2 libdvdread4 libdvdnav4 libavcodec-extra-53 libavformat-extra-53 libavutil-extra-51 libpostproc-extra-52 libswscale-extra-2 ubuntu-restricted-extras gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly libdvd-pkg
  331  sudo apt install libdvdcss2 libdvdread4 libdvdnav4 ubuntu-restricted-extras

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Old 07-04-2019, 02:54 AM   #6
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have you tried this link fro VLC website itself: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ubuntu.html
 
Old 07-04-2019, 08:56 PM   #7
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I have installed VLC, yes.
 
  


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