How do you watch DVDs?

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Mar 29 02:58:31 UTC 2012

On 29/03/12 13:51, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 29/03/12 13:26, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Liam Proven<lproven at>  wrote:
>>> On 29 March 2012 02:54, Kevin O'Gorman<kogorman at>  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?
>>> VLC?
>> Perhaps I should also ask what I can do to read an encrypted DVD -- my
>> attempts to play Netfix disks are failing.
> VLC is the way to go or you could use xine.
> However, you need to install the decoders which you will find when you 
> go to the Media section here:
> BC

Sorry, could have done better if I slowed down...

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