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I'm running 10.4 on a Dell I8200, and my DVD won't work.

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closed as not a real question by Uri Herrera, Seth, Amith KK, fossfreedom Feb 8 '13 at 9:19

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Try opening up a terminal and copy-pasting the following:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras libdvdread4 && sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/

Then try playing DVDs again after those packages install.

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