Questions about DVD media, including playback, mounting, players, burning and editing. Questions may pertain to both video and data DVDs.

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burned successfully but coastered dvd media

i am a newbie, I have just burned the dvd+rw with brasero, that completed without an error but after burning the dvd it is not mounting in any OS, let it be ubuntu or windows. here again if i ...
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Dvd Maker (Where can I find one?)

Okay it appears the only thing that is preventing me from using Ubuntu as my primary (only) OS, is the fact that I cannot burn a movie. I have tried DeVeDe, DVDStyler, Brasero, and K3b is just not ...
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ubuntu 14.04 how to understand if dvd unit is broken?

a pal of mine gave me his pc with ubuntu and a dvd. He said he can't make it play. So i tried installing libdvdcss2 following wiki instructions. When i open the dvd nautilus i get this error. ...
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Unable to mount UDF volume

when I try to mount a UDF DVD, with the following command: sudo mount -t udf /dev/sr0 /media/dvd I get: mount: block device /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: /dev/sr0: can't ...
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Amarok and Dragon Player Won't Play CD's or DVD's

In my Dell Latitude D620 with Ubuntu 15.04 will not play CD's or DVD's with Amarok and Dragon Player, respectively. I am a new user.
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DVD's not automatically recognised Ubuntu 15.10

After installing libdvdcss2 from the VLC website I can now play DVDs in VLC player. I have the removable media setting set to ask what to do, but this never appears. I am setting up an old netbook ...
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Can not play DVD in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

While inserting a DVD (which plays well in a DVD player) into my laptop, a message appears, requesting me to install gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad. What is this? How can I solve this problem and watch my ...
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Trying to Rip Single Title with 9 chapters on owned DVD using vobcopy

I am trying to rip a single title with 9 chapters using vobcopy. I have made an image of the DVD and can get it to read and play just fine however when I go to rip the title it rips some of the next ...
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can I make the dvd more sensitive

Ubuntu is my main operating system. In virtual boxes I run various Windows versions. DVDs are notoriously unreliable. Here is the problem: on certain DVD media the DVD RW will no longer recognize that ...
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Can not get correct sha256sum hash for Kubuntu 15.10 DVD

I have downloaded the .iso file for Kubuntu-15.10.iso from the official site. I successfully verified the correct sha256sum hash of 9e5eb424eabfd9b2d193d8c34eca7b48ad944b90c0de0bdcbb638563c14c4d2b ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10 won't mount movie DVD

I have struggled for days to make my machine read some movie DVDs (tried with a few). Weird, it mounts an Ubuntu-installation DVD, but doesn't mount movie DVDs. It used to work fine (with the same ...
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How to boot from a DVD on a UEFI laptop with Linux [duplicate]

I've bought a Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop last year. Then on July I upgraded to Windows 10. Yesterday I formated it and re-installed Windows 10, but it isn't activating. So I ran the Ubuntu live DVD and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS recognizing but not playing DVD Movie

so I enabled the restricted DVD codecs on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my DVD reader/writer recognizes the THE_MATRIX dvd, but it does not show any contents as if it were empty. Any suggestions? sudo ...
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I cannot install OR run a live session of Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 either with a USB key or DVD

I use Ubuntu Unity but recently wanted to look at other distros such as elementary and gnome. In all cases I could run a live session and/or install. The exception is Ubuntu Gnome. My USB just can't ...
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fluendo dvd player installation

I had purchased Fluendo DVD Player via Ubuntu Software Centre. Since, I have lost my hard drive with all the programmes. Is it possible to renew the programme on a new hard drive again or is the only ...
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Cannot burn dvd video

I'm trying with K3B [gave up with Brasero] to burn a DVD video (playable on DVD video players) but keep getting the same error that tells me "could not determine size of resulting image file". Here's ...
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Can't read superblock- UDF DVD

I'm having trouble mounting my UDF-formated DVD. It used to work when mounted as a read-only device but suddenly one day the system was unable to mount the DVD. I searched everywhere I could on ...
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I can't play a DVD using VLC [duplicate]

I can't play "Dr. Strangelove" on VLC... it just comes up on the screen and then does nothing. Pressing play does nothing. using Ubuntu 15.10
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Live DVD not working

I have an old (incorrectly burned and thus corrupt) Kubuntu Live DVD that will boot perfectly on my Dell Precision 670, however I can't get it to boot anything else I burn. I've tried burning both ...
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How to erase my DVD with cdrecord? [duplicate]

milenko@milenko-X58-USB3:~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 dev='/dev/sg1' rwrw-- : ...
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Ripping Wii games in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want a straightforward way to rip my Wii games and store them as .iso files on my computer. I am not knowledgeable with DD, as I mostly use the graphical interface to save time and sanity. Is there ...
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Apt-get/Terminal can't detect CD in drive when trying to install

I can't find anything online that is relevant to my issue! I've checked around the answers here, and have referenced google and other ubuntu help sites, and can't find this specific problem or ...
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Can Ubuntu read/write to CD-RWs and DVD-RWs?

The questions asks all. I searched everywhere but found nothing related to the specific topic. I don't have problems creating a rewritable disk (assuming I already have a disk formatted as such). ...
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unable to eject inappropriate ioctl for device ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a new (about 3 months old) HP laptop. It was working fine with CDs/ DVDs in read mode. However I tried to burn DVDs. It burned three DVDs but always gave error while ...
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Boot hangs when DVD reader is closed — mount issue? [15.04]

I am having some non-critical but annoying issues on boot with my 15.04 system. In practice, after around 3-4 seconds the boot freezes reporting the following message: New mount options do not ...
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System doesn't recognize blank DVD

I use Lubuntu 15.10. When I try to make a DVD (data, video and/or audio), using a blank DVD, with XFBURN, the system tells me: "There is no any disk recorder available." And, if I use the PCmanFM ...
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Can not play encrypted DVDs, already installed ubuntu restricted extras

Hi I can not play dvds on Xubuntu 14.04. In Parole I get the error: "GStreamer backend error, Could not read DVD. This may be because the DVD is encrypted and a DVD decryption library is not ...
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Ubuntu live dvd

Please, does anyone know how to get the live dvd for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, or that knows a company that can ship it to me in Nigeria, Africa, as it is impossible to download it from the Internet. ...
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My computer isn't recognizing/mounting CDs and DVDs

With sudo lshw -C disk I get *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM writer product: DVDRAM GU71N vendor: HL-DT-ST physical id: 0.0.0 bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0 logical ...
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After Upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 can no longer access video files on CD/DVD

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and can now no longer play non-audio CD/DVDs. Any clues on how to get this access back? I can access discs some with VLC Media Player but not all. In some ...
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Unable to read CD/DVD

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to read my CD/DVD drive. I tried sudo lshw -C disk and after a long wait I get this output [...] *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM writer product: DVDRAM ...
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VLC Media Player Playback Problems

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on my PC and I'm just having some small issues. For one, VLC is choppy, both at playing DVDs and playing MP4 videos that are 480p. Not sure on how to fix ...
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Upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS Issues

I have a new laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and noted the recent updates available so I have downloaded the image of 14.04 to a DVD disc and go through update manager. This then ask me to insert the ...
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Where I Can get Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf DVD Label and DVD cover image?

I found this image on http://irfree.com/applications/windows/513065-ubuntu-1510-wily-werewolf.html But they do not have a printable version, I searched all over the Internet and couldn't find any ...
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Need 'Ubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf_ - Release amd64 ' on USB [duplicate]

Whenever I try the command sudo apt-get install -f I get the message Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 15.10 _ Wily Werewolf_ - release amd 64 (20151021)' in the drive ...
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Dvd_rw_station problem

Before starting Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS there always appears: The disk station for /media/name/Dvd_rw_station is not ready or is not present. What can I do to solve this problem please? Did try a lot, no ...
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blk device /dev/sr0 disappears after sleep+resume

Hardware: hp Pavilion g6, w/ sata DVD-rom GT80N System: ubuntu desktop 14.04LTS (up-to-date @14.04.03) Symptoms: 1/ Upon fresh reboot, 'lsblk' command shows /dev/sr0 2/ After sleep+resume, ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 from a live-dvd/usb [duplicate]

I have been trying to use a live dvd/usb of Ubuntu 14.04 as my OS. It works fine, very fast, but seems to degrade over time. Sometimes quickly, sometimes it can run for days. It never crashes, apps ...
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DVD drive detected as virtual drive

I'm trying to install a driving theory test for my brother in law, but it stops and says that our CD is counterfeit. When I went through the FAQ, it said most likely that is because my drive isn't ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu from live dvd

I purchased a dell inspiron 15 3541 laptop in April with amd a6 cpu and Windows 8.1. I want to run Ubuntu as a live dvd. I changed the boot order so it boots first from dvd drive and also turned ...
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external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB not working properly in Ubuntu

My new external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB is not working properly on mini PC with Ubuntu 14.04. Audio CDs play OK, DVDs play with difficulty (vibrations, higher noise), or not at all - it throws ...
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DVD Playback using Xubuntu

I have updated my software and installed VLC and installed the DVD Extras pack as suggested but the DVD will not play. I have tried several DVD's and reinstalled the Xubuntu from fresh and updated and ...
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Change default settings of totem

I want to set totem to automatically have the "zoom n" setting when watching dvds, but I can't seem to make any persistent relevant settings changes. I wrote a launcher that uses a script with the ...
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dd read errors on /dev/sr0

I have a problem with my dvd drive, which seems like a hardware issue to me, as I have tried several things and I can't properly read my DVDs. However, I want to ask if anyone has seen similar issues ...
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Cannot Play DVD - Unknown filesystem?

I have a DVD that was created on a some DVD recorder/player box. I am trying to grab the files off of it so I can do video editing of the footage. My problem is I cannot read the DVD. It is detected ...
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Error message when trying to boot from DVD for ubuntu installation on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241

I am trying to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241. Apparently all the files I have downloaded from the website seem to be on the DVD but you may have a look just in case: "D:\[BOOT]" ...
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How to find out the regional code of a DVD in Ubuntu?

I have some DVDs where the regional code is not printed on the DVD case. I want to sell them, so I need to know their regional code. Is there a tool to find out in Ubuntu / Linux? Please note: I ...
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DVD's still not working

Have installed the libraries suggested for getting encrypted DVD's to play but its still not happening. When I typed in sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras sudo ...
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How to mostly automate authoring video dvds?

How to take a few hundred video files of various formats and put them on dvds, with a dvd menu item for each video file? Automated to the extend that doing any action for each and every file is too ...
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Why some commercial DVD do not mount?

I have installed all the required add ons -such as restricted extras, to play commercial DVDs on my Ubuntu machine, but some of them are not mounted on Ubuntu and thus unable to play. It seems that ...