DVD movie on 10.04 and Windows
zongosaiba at gmail.com
Sun Apr 25 12:55:24 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-04-25 at 22:35 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 25/04/10 21:58, Karl Larsen wrote:
> > Yesterday I did the things necessary to display a DVD movie on my
> > 10.04 Ubuntu. It involved getting software from
> > https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu which is odd but effective.
> > My laptop can now display ANY DVD movie from any area, the USA is area
> > 0. I choose to display the movie with the VLC viewer because it has the
> > most complete set of controls.
> > I have Vista Windows on my laptop so I rebooted to that and
> > inserted the DVD movie and it came up automatic but it complained that
> > this movie was from another area. I was not at all sure what to do but
> > when I said to change the area it started to work right. I was able to
> > get it to view the start of the movie as desired.
> > So the DVD movie can be viewed on both Windows and Ubuntu 10.04 but
> > I think the controls over the movie are far better under 10.04 using the
> > VLC viewer.
> > 73 Karl
> Karl, read this:
> the first entry on this page.
> "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
> Galileo Galilei
I did not have to set the region on my DVD player. I can play DVDs from
any region. The only thing I did is installed libdvdread4 and CSS
(Content Scrambling System) for encrypted DVDs following this post -->
Works like a charm. I am using HandBrake to extract my DVDs. Not the
fastest but it does the job.
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