How do you watch DVDs?

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Apr 26 13:09:02 UTC 2012

On 26/04/12 15:04, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> 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.

Is OK. Just tell us how it all goes when you get around to using a 
proper operating system to view DVDs.


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               Sir Winston Churchill

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