How do you watch DVDs?

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at
Thu Apr 26 05:04:03 UTC 2012

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:01 AM, Basil Chupin <blchupin at> wrote:
> On 29/03/12 12:54, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
>> I'm wanting to watch some Netflix movies in Ubuntu (it's got a better
>> monitor than my TV's).
>> I want one that uses the entire real estate of the screen -- when I
>> tried a while ago, I got big margins all around.
>> So, if you use Ubuntu in that way, what software do you use?
> You asked the question and people have given you advice on how to solve your
> problem.
> However, you have not come back and told people if you have solved your
> problem.
> Feedback to the people who try and help others with their problems has been
> an acknowledged practice to make sure that people who help others feel that
> they haven't wasted their time and effort in responding to someone asking
> for help. The usual practice when no feedback is provided is that future
> requests for help are either ignored and/or the person is assigned through
> the message filter to the bit-bucket.
> Knowing the result and how it was solved also provides people with knowledge
> if what they suggested did not solve the enquirer's question.
> So, did you solve your problem? and how: through advice here or from some
> other source?

I got overwhelmed with other things, some medical/dental.  I did not
pursue this very far.  At the moment, I'm booting Vista on a laptop
and using Power DVD 9 on a large external monitor.  I know: boo hiss
groan.  Sorry.

Kevin O'Gorman, PhD

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