Cannot play DVD's

Corneil du Plessis corneil at
Fri Dec 26 19:52:05 UTC 2008

You probably want to check out the repositories at
Make sure you agree with the licenses before you install.


On Fri, 2008-12-26 at 14:44 -0500, Mark Pyles wrote:

> Hi everyone:
> I have a bit of a problem. I am using Ubuntu 8.04 on a Dell Inspiron 
> 1525 laptop (Gnome desktop). I cannot play any dvd's in any dvd or movie 
> players and I have downloaded every one of them using Synaptic. I have 
> also tried running each and everyone of them to see if they will play 
> dvd's and not a one works. It's as if it is not recognizing my cdrom 
> drive. Does that mean it is not mounted? If so how can I fix this 
> permanently? Thank you all.
> Mark
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