Cannot play DVD's

Ray Parrish crp at
Fri Dec 26 19:53:53 UTC 2008

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

Unless you misspoke yourself above and really meant DVD player, DVDs 
will not play in a CD player.

Later, Ray Parrish

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