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

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Converted video from .VOB have no voice

I'm stock on this for a while. I have tried ffmpeg -i inpout.VOB -c:v libx264 -crf 20 -c:a libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 192k output.avi and mencoder in.VOB -nosub -nosound -ovc x264 \ -x264encopts ...
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Latest Version of Ubuntu Desktop burned to DVD won't start through Windows 10?

I would like to begin programming so I just got a brand new 1TB hard drive to install Ubuntu onto and downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS disc image which I then burned onto a DVD-R disc. I read on the ...
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CD Drive won't mount, can't use, burn, play any CDs or DVDs

I have recently re-installed ubuntu, and the CD player is unusable. I tried mounting the CD Rom to the media folder (which was recommended on a help forum) and now there is a start up message when I ...
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DVD not recognized when Trying to create data project with K3b or Brasero

My DVD is not recognized for project to burn. Please advise. I tried another DVD. No problems with the DVD.
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DVD drive doesn't work properly in Ubuntu

I ran System Testing app on my system and it didn't seem to work properly and stopped or crashed 2 or 3 times during tests and the last time during the Optical Drive test it took so long and the test ...
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How to reverse these settings?

I followed the first answer give by user "dginsd" from here Discs in DVD Drive not being read because I couldnt mount a game I had on a DVD disk and thought that ubuntu wasnt seeing my DVDrom drive ...
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Unable to play commercial DVD in Lenovo E555 with Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed both vlc and libdvd-pkg on my Lenovo E555 ThinkPad. I have also run the command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkg In Ubuntu 15.10 that seemed to work for playing encrypted DVD's, ...
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Can't burn cd's with Brasero, it doesn't see the cd

I was trying to burn an audio CD in Brasero in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit all it would do is let me burn an image file to the hard drive. It would report of having problems with detecting the CD I inserted. ...
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DVD cannot be read without errors by Xubuntu

I am trying to rip a dvd under xubuntu 14.04 using either VLC or Handbrake. Both give read error messages. Trying to copy to the HDD gives the same error. When I plug the USB DVD drive into my ...
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Ubuntu 15.0 doesn't read USB external DVD player

I am trying to play a CD and I plugged an external CD player but UBUNTU doesn't see it. The cd spins and somewhere I found that it is dev/sr1 but I am unsure on how to make it mount the external disc ...
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installations errno 5 input output

Im trying to install ubuntu 14.4.4 LTS on my pc, so there is no windows and/or OSX installed. I got a new cd/dvd reader/burner, a new ssd. I downloaded the iso for ubuntu and burned it to a dvd drive ...
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Some DVD videos will not mount and play with VLC or any other video player

On my ASUS (64 bit) running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 installed and I can play some video DVD's with VLC but this particular dvd won't mount (which is the type that can't ...
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DVD doesnt Autoplay!

I just a bought an educational DVD but it doesn't autoplay rather opens up the DVD files maybe because of the autorun.exe which cannot run in ubuntu. How do I play the DVD and watch the videos in ...
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movie dvd is not recognizing on ubuntu 14.04

some of the movie DVD aren't detecting even dvd icon is missing from desktop same time some dvd works fine . what should i do to overcome this?? thanks in advance
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DVD out of sync with sound

When I play a dvd or watch a short clip on youtube, instead of the video playing continuously it moves only one frame at a time. The sound is ok. I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I have ...
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Advent 7105 (Sempron 3000) machine won't boot 15.10 from DVD

I have an old laptop which doesn't have boot from USB option. I can install 14.04 LTS from DVD. Burning 15.10 onto DVD always fails as, the machine turns off when I try to install. I know the burn ...
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New laptop (15.10) won't copy region 2 DVDs

I have a new ASUS laptop on which I successfully installed Ubuntu 15.10. I also have a very old cast-off laptop running 14.04LTS. If I insert a region 2 DVD into the old machine, then it recognises it ...
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How do I encrypt individual folders and files in an autonomous manner? [duplicate]

I want to encrypt individual files and folders to backup them on DVD. So far, I only made password-protected .zip files, but I doubt that the security is very strong and I presume they are easy to ...
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Always mount DVD as /media/MEI_UDF

I have several DVD_ROMs which I use for backup and archival purposes and I think they were all formatted with the same command. I have not had to add anything to /etc/fstab for them to be recognized: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not detecting external blu-ray drive

Running Ubuntu 15.10 and its not detecting my Samsung SE-506BB external blu-ray drive. Do i have to mount it in any way?
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How To download an ubuntu-iso-image and burn it on dvd with an iMac?

I trying to download and burn a DVD with my imac or transfer iso file to my macbook pro. Can I burn Downloaded iso image on imac ? I don't know how to burn DVD on imac. Please guide me with steps. ...
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File explorer has 'video DVD' bar at the top

When I open the file explorer and go into one of my NTFS partitions, I have a bar there at the top that says 'Video DVD' and at the end of the bar is a button called video that opens up VLC and tries ...
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How to install a distro from DVD?

I know this maybe dumb, but I forgot how to do that in Ubuntu. I wanted to try Ubuntu 16.04 Beta 1 and I burned DVD but when I saw that grub doesn't see my DVD so how to install it? Maybe I missed ...
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Kubuntu 14.04, K3B, burning group is missing / there's no burning group

I tried to burn a DVD with K3B (a data project) but have some problems. K3B does not detect an empty DVD. I burned a DVD using K3B like 3 days ago, and I did it with success. I don't know what ...
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How do I stop VLC from exiting out of DVD menu?

I use ubuntu 14.04. And I do have the three codecs installed. libdvdcss libdvdread4 and libdvdnav4 and I have done sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh. I am able to get to the DVD menus but ...
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CD/DVD drive disappeared 14.04LTS

I had been using the CD/DVD drive on my computer just fine for years. Then just out of the blue, for some reason when I insert a dvd nothing is recognized. I have updated, restarted, searched for the ...
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DVD not accesible/readable on Ubuntu 15.10

Inserting a video DVD in my Laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 it is not mounted like usually when I insert a data DVD or also another video DVDs :( So I think maybe it is somehow protected? It is possible to ...
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Dvd-Rom is missing how can i bring it back?

I am new at ubuntu i clicked the button in the pic now dvd rom is missing how can i bring it back? button
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Burning CD or DVD always fails at 100%. Error 15. Input output error

I am using an external drive over USB. Burning Data-DVD/CD or burning an ISO-file on a DVD/CD is in process untill 100%. Then the tray is opened. The dialogue says, that the tray could not be ...
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Old laptop cannot boot from ubuntu 15.10 dvd

I have ab old nc8000 laptop with 14.04 installed on it. I want to upgrade to 15.10 but the laptop cannot boot from the install dvd. Is there a workaround for this? Thanks :)
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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-- : ...