[ubuntu-uk] Making VLC multiregion Thanks to Kris works fine now.

Michael Daniels michael_d at hotmail.co.uk
Mon Apr 30 10:25:59 UTC 2012




> Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:01:54 +0100
> From: krisdouglas at gmail.com
> To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Making VLC muliregion
> 
> On 29 April 2012 21:02, Michael Daniels <michael_d at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> > VLC player is said to be multi-region, mine will only play region "0" or
> > region "2".
> > There is a patch on "Community Documentation", starts, sudo apt-get install
> > libdvdread4
> > Next line says "Then open a terminalwindow and execute:"
> > sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh
> > Followed by, "Rebooting may be necessary"
> > My observation is that both sudo lines require "open a terminal" , has
> > anyone done it and managed to get it to work ?
> > Any advice will be appreciated.
> > Thanks, Michael
> 
> Hello, though I have not done it for a while, I had 10.04 running on
> an old mini-pc, hooked up to a big CRT monitor and speakers. I could
> play DVDs from all regions on this without issue, Japanese for
> instance.
> 
> I did this using the method detailed above, basically installing
> libdvdcss on the machine. VLC happily just played whatever it was told
> to from there.
> 
> Should be as simple as copy/pasting the commands into a terminal
> window, pressing "y" when apt-get asks and following the instructions
> for installing libdvdcss.
> 
> Tl;DR
> Yes, pasting those commands in should work fine.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards, Kris Douglas.
>  www.krisd.eu
> 
> -- Thanks Kris, worked, no problems with a Region 1 DVD . (UK is region 2, which seems to be the default setting of VLC.)  I have printed the Community Documentation item, so other can be helped if needed. Have a great day, regards, Michael
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