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    Umm... DVD playback?

    Ugh... So I have to add "packages" to watch DVD's? What? Someone said to just try VLC Player (which I use on XP), but that requires some weird stuff too.

    What the hell do I do?
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Welcome to the forum, uRabbit.

    You need to install a few things for dvd.

    Click system> administration> synaptic package manager.

    Search for, and install these.

    Code:
    ubuntu-restricted-extras
    Code:
    libdvdcss2
    Code:
    gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg
    Code:
    gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly
    Code:
    gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad
    Code:
    libdvdread3
    Last edited by hansdown; July 7th, 2010 at 12:37 AM.
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Quote Originally Posted by hansdown View Post
    Welcome to the forum, uRabbit.

    You need to install a few things for dvd.


    Code:
    libdvdcss2
    You need the medibuntu repos before you can download libdvdcss2.

    Just do (you can copy and paste):
    Code:
    sudo 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
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2

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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Thanks WinterRain.

    I completely missed that.
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Quote Originally Posted by hansdown View Post
    Code:
    libdvdread3
    libdvdread4 was available. No '3'. So I opted for that one.

    Winter, where do I paste those?

    I'm downloading 68 files associated with those that hansdown mentioned. When I clicked one, it listed files that needed to be downloaded with it.
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Copy and paste WinterRain's command in the terminal.

    Click applications> accessories> terminal.
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Awesome. Got that going. Was about to try to use Software Sources to do so.

    Is it okay that I installed those after your suggestions, hansdown?

    edit: Yup, it worked.

    Love this forum already. And Ubuntu. Now I just gotta get The Sims 3 running (if possible).
    Last edited by uRabbit; July 7th, 2010 at 01:56 AM.
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    For Sims 3, go to synaptic package manager, and install

    Code:
    playonlinux

    Here's a good read.

    http://www.hardestlevel.com/70581875...-ubuntu-linux/
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    Re: Umm... DVD playback?

    Quote Originally Posted by hansdown View Post
    For Sims 3, go to synaptic package manager, and install

    Code:
    playonlinux
    Here's a good read.

    http://www.hardestlevel.com/70581875...-ubuntu-linux/
    Got that downloaded. Can't open Sims3 installer.

    How do I do it?
    Apple iPhone 3GS 16GB [white] iOS 4
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