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Having trouble with my DVD player, sometimes it plays and sometimes the system doesn't even recognize that it's there. It ran fine under Windows. I'm running 11.04 64bit (it is a 64bit system) this is the info that came up when I ran "sudo lshw" for the player.

             description: DVD-RAM writer
             product: DVD A  DH16ABSH
             vendor: ATAPI
             physical id: 1
             bus info: scsi@5:0.0.0
             logical name: /dev/cdrom
             logical name: /dev/cdrw
             logical name: /dev/dvd
             logical name: /dev/dvdrw
             logical name: /dev/scd0
             logical name: /dev/sr0
             version: YA12
             capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
             configuration: ansiversion=5 status=nodisc
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I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64bit, I have Thunderbird 5 installed through the stable PPA. I also had the add-ons "Ubuntu Unity Messaging Menu Integration 0.6 and Unity Launcher Integration 0.4" installed on my system. When I removed these add-ons (because they weren’t doing anything) I regained use of my DVD player.

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