Inconsistent DVD accessibility
kassube at gmx.net
Wed Jun 15 17:25:23 UTC 2016
MR ZenWiz wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:41 AM, MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at gmail.com>
> > On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 2:08 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net>
> >> I would suggest to compare the installed packages on the two
> >> machines. I think the package xubuntu-restricted-extras might
> >> provide the missing functionality.
> > I'll check. Thanks.
> I have xubuntu-restricted-extras v60.1 installed, but not
> ubuntu-restricted-extras (v60.1).
> I'm not sure sure if I need both. I do have both
> xubuntu-restricted-addons and ubuntu-restricted-addons installed, both
The *ubuntu-restricted-extras depend on the *ubuntu-restricted-addons
packages, so if you have the -extras packages, you should have
everything. And the difference between xubuntu-restricted-addons and
ubuntu-restricted-addons is the package oxideqt-codecs-extra which is
not a recommended package for xubuntu-restricted-addons. But from the
description I wouldn't expect that oxideqt-codecs-extra would help you
with your DVD problem.
As you wrote in the other mail, that you could read other DVDs on your
desktop, I would assume that the problem is a DRM issue of the drive
together with the new DVDs. You could google for the DVD title and the
drive type - perhaps others have a similar problem even with Windows.
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