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I am trying to use XBMC to play a Blu Ray. It worked fine yesterday but today it makes my computer freeze. I think it is CPU related so thought id try this:

I'm not seeing advancedsettings.xml however. Do you have any suggestions on how to get Blu Ray playback working in Ubuntu?

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advancedsettings.xml does not exist by default, you need to create it. Check xbmc.log to make sure that it gets loaded at startup. – appas May 26 '13 at 17:19

There are a few methods out there that can be used to play a BluRay disc under Linux. Most are pretty painful and make buying a BluRay player and sitting it next to your monitor look like a viable solution.

VLC is a universal video player - it plays just about everything except DLNA streams. It's also a very popular player. Installation:

To do so Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get install vlc

If you require further information or reading See this site

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VLC can't play blu rays – JoeSteiger Jun 6 '12 at 4:18
Look at this – Mitch Jun 6 '12 at 4:24

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