[ubuntu-uk] Should ubuntu play DVDs gratis?
smoutpete at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 14:43:21 UTC 2014
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On 02/03/14 14:31, Michael wrote:
> On 02/03/14 00:09, Daniel Llewellyn wrote:
>> www.fluendo.com <http://www.fluendo.com>
>> fluendo dvd player is a proprietary product which can play DVDs.
>> Fluendo also do a pack of "codecs" which include among others a plugin
>> for Windows Media format (unencrypted only). The codecs work for any
>> gstreamer-based player but not others such as mplayer, vlc or xine.
>> Also the DVD player is a separate app which doesn't enable DVD
>> playback in totem or any other player which you may prefer :-(.
>> On 1 March 2014 23:02, Andres <a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es
>> <mailto:a75576 at alumni.tecnun.es>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I got some DVDs from my local library disney or disney type films.
>> Fairly recent and old ones.
>> Started reading:
>> Is libdvdcss2 legal un uk?
>> Is there a payable pakage I need install? I seem to recall one of
>> the first things you could buy in the software centre* had
>> something to do with this, f(?) something? Might be an option to
>> buying a new DVD.
>> Enviado desde mi teléfono con K-9 Mail.
>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Daniel Llewellyn
> VLC, available for Linux and MS Windows, a freeware package, will play a
> DVD, regardless of region coding.
......and I seem to remember that libdvdcss2 is now stored on videolan's
website since the sad demise of medibuntu!
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