[ubuntu-studio-users] New subscriber-- help needed!

Thomas Pfundt tux at pfundtdesign.de
Wed Jun 22 17:59:31 UTC 2016

Hi Brian,

my spontaneous guess would be that you haven't installed libdvdread yet,
try executing the following in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install libdvdread4

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

Also, restart VLC after that and tell me if it worked?


On 22.06.2016 19:40, brian at linuxsynths.com wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a laptop with Ubuntu Studio (15.04, iirc) installed. Although I
> use this pc primarily for music (low latency kernel, etc), I wanted to
> watch some (commercial) DVDs. But I have had problems and although I
> have installed the Ubuntu-restricted-extras package, I cannot get a
> DVD to work right (I prefer using SMplayer, although I also tried with
> VLC, Xine, and another called "Video").
> Any help appreciated, as this is a bit urgent, unfortunately.
> Thanks!
> brian

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