Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I know there are a lot of similar questions out there, so I hope not to get the same answer I've already read a couple times.

I know that DCD playback does not work with stock VLC; you have to install the restricted extras. so far so good, I did that and everything works fine.

But: I tend to suspend my computer, rather than fully shutting it down, because I don't like waiting that much. I also use a program to do timed suspends (qshutdown), so I can fall asleep watching a DVD and not have to worry about a running computer.

You maybe wondering why I'm telling this? here you are: almost every time, I wake my computer from suspend, I can't open DVDs in VLC (it works, if I open it without DVD menus, but then it crashes somewhere in the middle of the film). Is there a known solution to it?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

Okay, someone posted the answer on Google Plus.

Micah Green (https://plus.google.com/u/0/102136182668884097283/posts) suggested that you install libdvdcss.

Tim Cummings (https://plus.google.com/u/0/104389497239909407158/posts) says that hibernating and suspending can cause odd behavior like this.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.