How do I get Ubuntu Studio to play dvds.

Set Hallstrom sakrecoer at
Sun Jan 20 21:00:47 UTC 2013

I have the same problem. Tried several different mountig apps. In the
best case, i got it mounted, but the image contained the ISO file... :/
(on 12.10 xubuntu i had no problem mounting the same file, nor to play
it in VLC)

Thankfull for an answer,

Set H.

On 01/20/2013 09:49 PM, Adam Behnke wrote:
> Try an ISO mounting app from the software center and play it like a
> regular DVD.
> On Jan 20, 2013 3:42 PM, "David King" <linuxman at
> <mailto:linuxman at>> wrote:
>     I am having some problems playing DVD files on my Ubuntu Studio 12.04.
>     The DVD is an ISO file, created using DVD Styler, from my own mpeg
>     files.
>     I am surprised that Ubuntu Studio cannot play the DVDs it creates.
>     I looked online and could not find a suitable solution yet. I have
>     tried playing the ISO in VLC and Xine. With VLC, nothing much
>     happens, and then VLC will not close and hogs the CPU until I kill
>     it. With Xine, it reports that it cannot play the file.
>     I was able to play the ISO as a DVD in a Windows virtual machine on
>     the same PC, so this a problem with something missing in Ubuntu
>     Studio. I have the restricted extras installed, including libdvdread.
>     So how can I play the DVD ISO files I created in Ubuntu Studio?
>     David K
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