DRM, or Digital Rights Management, is a class of access control technologies used in movies, songs, programs, etc. that put restrictions on what the user can and cannot do with the file.

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DRM errors on startup

I have recently noticed these errors on startup (they occur every startup): Jun 29 08:07:09 MATRIX kernel: [ 10.773473] [drm:intel_cpu_fifo_underrun_irq_handler [i915]] *ERROR* CPU pipe A FIFO ...
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edid firmware parameters for multiple monitors

I need some help with drm_kms_helper.edid_firmware kernel parameter. I have two edid firmwares, and I'm trying to set them using kernel parameters: ... quiet splash ...
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Cannot full screen video in firefox while using Pipelight on hbonow

I recently subscribed to hbonow, which is unfortunately loaded with DRM that is very problematic to watch on linux. Fortunately I was able to get it working on Firefox using Pipelight by following ...
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How can I install Iceweasel in Ubuntu 15.04?

How can I install Iceweasel in Ubuntu 15.04, and keep assured that it will not be replaced by Firefox in the future upgrades? It is actually quite weird that sudo apt-get install iceweasel installs ...
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Unknown chipset drm failed after grub

I have been receiving this error every time I try to try Ubuntu or install it. I boot it in non uefi mode ( if its in uefi the screen is just blank) and choose my language. I pick an option and this ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS restarts continuously

is my first time asking here, so, congrats for the forum, is very instructive! I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS (64bits), and when Im working with that, I don't know exactly why, it restart again ...
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Adobe DRM Documents in Ubuntu 14.04

I have books from the library that have DRM in says it can be opened in the following formats: Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 Adobe Digital Editions I tried to install all of these in Ubuntu ...
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Netflix on Chrome 40 not working

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 with Google Chrome 40.0.2214, libnss3 3.17 with nvidia graphic card. I've read about everywhere the steps "Install Ubuntu, Install Chrome, Profit!", but in none of my 3 ...
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fifo underrun error shown during booting

Following errors are shown every time i boot my ubuntu: [drm:cpt_set_fifo_underrun_reporting] ERROR uncleared pch fifo underrun on pch transcoder A [drm:cpt_serr_int_handler] ERROR PCH transcoder A ...
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system program problem

I am having a trouble with my Ubuntu 14.04, it worked perfectly till four days ago. now when I open it, it logs normally in the beggining, with the "checking media [fail]" but then after the purple ...
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Google play movies on ubuntu 14.10

Has anyone got google play movies working in firefox choromium or chrome. There are some old guides around which mention installing hal this does not seem to be an option any more so what are the ...
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How do I get the DRM off of my Kindle books via Calibre? [closed]

Before you ask, I already tried using the de-DRM plguin (http://apprenticealf.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/drm-removal-tools-for-ebooks/), and sadly it did not solve my problem. I used it back on Windows ...
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Pipelight not working on netflix

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed pipelight by following these instructions and switched my user agent. And I can run this test just fine. The problem is that Netflix still gives me a DRM error ...
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Recommended Method to Watch Amazon Prime using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I realize that Hal is no longer in the Ubuntu Software Center for Ubuntu 14.04 and it is only available from a third party at this time. But I would like to know what Ubuntu's plans are for ...
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Google Chrome 35 - Protected Flash Content

Since I upgraded to Google Chrome 35 it can no longer play protected flash content. According to OMG! Ubuntu! the support for NPAPI was dropped so that the adobe flash plugin can't be loaded anymore. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not booting after upgrade error drm:gen6_santiize_pm

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Envy laptop since a few years without any problems. I also regularly update Ubuntu. Yesterday (on 20.3.2014) when I updated, it stopped booting. I get the login screen ...
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How can I know which DVDs will play on my system?

There are plenty of questions where people essentially want to know how to play their DVDs (How can I play encrypted DVD movies?, Lord of the Rings, Toy Story, another one). Is there any way to know ...
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Ubuntu Software Center, terminal and other applications don't work after uninstalling Python 3

I am a new Ubuntu user running Ubuntu 13.04. I've been trying to install and use a DeDRM tool, but I've been having problems doing so. I was following some directions that said I needed a version of ...
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i915 kernel bugs after compile kernel sources [closed]

I have sony vaio with old-school hybrid graphics. On Xubuntu 13.10 with kernel 3.11.0-13-generic, I wanted to compile my own kernel from sources. I've used /boot/config-xxx and sources from apt-get ...
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Can't play drm-protected content in ubuntu 13.10

I can't play drm-protected content from online movies in Ubuntu 13.10. Anything that work before as workaround not work anymore. I tried reinstall adobe flash player - still not working.
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Google Play Movies on Saucy [closed]

After hal being removed from the repositories I am not able to play protected flash content. I.e. Google Play Movies with saucy. Is there any workaround?
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Can't Play Protected Content on Youtube

Bear with me, because I'm no developer/coder... I can't play protected content on Youtube on my Acer nettop running Ubuntu 13.04. I've followed the advice here ...
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HBO GO doesn't work

Does anybody know how to get hbo go to work on ubuntu? I have installed hal. Tried it with and without pepperflash. Deleted the flash player folder. None of that works.
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How to get moonlight drm working on ubuntu?

I have a site with moonlight videos like this: http://tvnplayer.pl/ When i run it under Ubuntu it gives me an error about DRM and movies are not played. The strange thing is that Linux Mint (which ...
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Is there an application other than Adobe Digital Edition that will work with the e-book .ascm format my library provides? [duplicate]

The library provides a .ascm file for e-books. I need to get it into .epub format for my e-reader.
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DRM different on CentOS than Ubuntu?

Amazon Prime Instant Video runs on top of the Adobe Macromedia flash-plugin and works on 32bit and 64bit versions of CentOS Linux out-of-the-box. Why does it not work on Ubuntu? Is there a ...
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Flash 11.2 No Longer Supported by Google Play

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a laptop connected to my Plasma TV. Google Play, up until today, worked really well streaming rights protected movies through Firefox using Flash 11.2. Unfortunately, not ...
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How to revert libdrm without causing dependency issues?

I've been experiencing severe stability issues for the past couple days, and I've narrowed it down to being a part of X, since everything goes back to normal for a bit when I restart lightdm. I use ...
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Another question about Netflix on Ubuntu

I know, the issue of Netflix's Watch Instantly not working on Linux has been (sort of) handled by using Wine to run Firefox with Silverlight installed, but that solution isn't working out so well for ...
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Netflix DRM error (Ubuntu 12.10, VirtualBox, Win7) [closed]

Has anyone seen the Netflix DRM error described below? If so, is there a way around it? To attempt to solve the problem of viewing Netflix on Ubuntu, I have created a virtual machine running Windows ...
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I cannot play some WMA files

I did a backup of several music files from my older Windows XP system. Now I can play all the .MP3 files but not all the .WMA. There are some kinds of WMA files that can be reproduced without ...
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Can i remove starforce?

I installed TM Nation ESWC wity Wine-install want successful. but when running and presing "play" i got this: thanks for helping!
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Does 12.04 need graphics drivers for NVidia?

I upgraded to Kubuntu 12.04 today. I noticed some of my desktop effects were not working, like Wobbly Windows, and a couple others. So I went into Jockey to see if there were NVidia drivers that I ...
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How do I check if a file is DRM protected?

How do I check whether a given file, such as an audio file, is DRM protected or not?
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How to install Adobe Digital Editions

How can I install Adobe Digital Editions on Ubuntu? I've read that this is possible using Wine, but I can't download the installer from the Adobe page (as this installer is an online flash installer ...
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What ebook reading devices work well without Windows or Wine?

I want to purchase an eBook reader device and eBooks. I don't use Windows, Mac OS or Wine. Most eBooks sold today are encumbered with DRM. Therefore, I need a workflow to buy and read DRM eBooks ...