[Lubuntu] Progress on playing a CD?

Phill Whiteside PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 12 19:34:33 UTC 2012

Hi John,

thanks for raising the issue, it gives me a clear chance to let you know
that the devs only react to bug reports [1]. We have few devs and too many
ways of people complaining about issues, please do take the time to raise a
bug report. The below link takes you through how to do it.


1. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Testing#Reporting_Bugs

On 12 September 2012 19:16, John Hupp <lubuntu at prpcompany.com> wrote:

>  Has there ever been any more progress on making it easy to play an audio
> CD in Lubuntu?
> Here is a good explanation of the obscure method one must currently use to
> play a disc (in VLC, but the same for other players as far as I can tell):
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11334425&postcount=8
> I understand that the difficulty lies in the audio CD format not being an
> actual file system, but in short, one currently has to explicitly open
> the disc in the player even after choosing a player in the auto-play
> popup.  I read that Ubuntu accomplishes Windows-like simplicity in this
> regard, and it would be nice if users didn't need a How-To in order to play
> a CD.
> (And before I even got to this point, I had to overcome the obstacle that
> I couldn't even open the drive.  Pressing the open button got no response -
> the drive appeared to be dead.  This turned out to be a user privileges
> issue.  The default user privileges established when one installs Lubuntu
> don't grant permission for this.)
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