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Why VLC (in my case ver. 1.1.4) cannot open/play mounted Video DVD images /in Ubuntu 10.10 as well?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Try mounting the iso using another tool like gmountiso and then try playing with vlc. This may solve your problem.

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Thanks a lot ! It works perfectly mounting video ISO image by mean of Gmountiso, than playing it in VLC. – Vincenzo Nov 10 '10 at 21:27

VLC can open iso files without them mounted.But why do you want to play a mounted image, instead of an iso directly ? If you cannot open them from open dialog just issue: vlc /path/to/file.iso in a console.

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Thank you, answer is accepted! I will open ISO images directly from VLC. – Vincenzo Nov 10 '10 at 20:03
@Vincenzo, you should click the check mark to mark the answer as accepted. – Firefeather Nov 10 '10 at 21:00

Open Media -> Open Folder -> select mounted dvd image folder

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Once the image is mounted, open VLC.

Click File -> Open Directory.

Navigate to the mountpoint of the DVD and open the VIDEO_TS folder.

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I agree with the answer below (by karthick87) I think it is better to open ISO images directly in VLC. – Vincenzo Nov 10 '10 at 20:06

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