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dvdrip - cannot extract

I am unable to extract dvds in dvd::rip. When I try, the job progress dialog just says there is an error. I found a log file, but I don't see any indication of what the error is in it. I checked the ...
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Trying to watch a DVD in VLC on ubuntu 12.04…not working [closed]

I just sit and sit and sit and the DVD doesn't play...I'm trying to watch a movie... Should i try a different program or is there some package I have to install...?
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Usb/Dvd wont be recognized in order to boot them

Today after a lot of reading i decided to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside with Windows 8 and to be honest i stucked in a step that i didn't expect to. Bios wont recognize neither usb nor dvd in ...
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Error 8000 - Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with bootable DVD

Is there an ISO file with less than 700 MB? I cannot put the ISO file 'ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386' with 707 MB on CD having only 700 MB. I tried to make a bootable DVD but when booting PC says: ...
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Burning Ubuntu 12.04.3 in to DVD errors?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3. It said a couple errors and then said it finished and ejected DVD after it hit 100%. When I try to view properties of DVD to see if it even had anything on it ...
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DVD Optical drive not mounting

Friends, I am a complete noob to the Linux world. I just installed 12.04 LTS version. Everything is working fine and I love it. There is one small problem. I insert my DVD into the optical drive. The ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using USB and bootable DVD - Mac

Im trying to install the developer version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Developer edition. It's the 64 bit download version as my mac's a Intel Core 2 Duo. According to the Ubuntu website, I should be ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 in a system with Windows Vista?

I burned the ISO image of the Ubuntu Desktop Version 12.04 to a dvd. I tried boot the system from the optical drive system, after placing the Ubuntu dvd inside. But the systems doesn't seem to read ...
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ISO Fails to Burn in K3B

I was trying to burn Zorin OS 6.4 LTS on to a DVD+R disc, so that I could have it on my laptop. Anyway, it started to burn it, but it failed and ejected the disc. Here's what it said in the ...
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K3B ISO Burn Problem

I was trying to burn Zorin OS' iso to a DVD+R in K3B. When it gave me an error message. I might be doing it wrong, so please tell me how if you can. The code is: "Devices_NEC DVD+-RW ND-3450A 102B ...
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Auto suggest Movie Player

I have a minor, but annoying problem. Whenever I used to insert a dvd, a dialog box would appear in the top right of the window asking if I want to open the dvd with movie player.( it did this from ...
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K3B ISO Problem

I was trying to burn Zorin OS' iso to a DVD+R in K3B. When it gave me an error message. I might be doing it wrong, so please tell me how if you can. The code is: "Devices ----------------------- ...
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Strange Brasero Problem

I was trying to burn a copy of the Zorin OS iso to a DVD+R in Brasero. It started out fine, and then it said "Ejected Medium" and ejected the disc. Then it said that an error ocurred. Why is this ...
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Can't mount cd/dvd r/w drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm having some troubles mounting my drive or getting it to detect media. When I do this: dmesg | grep "sr0" I get : [ 2.096797] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer ...
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Precise Pangolin base installation, media change requested, using DVD [closed]

Very frustrating. I've already burned 3 fresh DVDs with a newly downloaded install ISO. I'm trying to install Precise Pangolin the server edition, 32-bit. 12.04.3 to be exact. First, each time I ...
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How to play encrypted dvds on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to play a movie on ubuntu and it will not work. It tells me that I need to install dvd decryption. I was researching online and found out that I need to install libdvdread4, I did that. I ...
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I am trying to install Ubuntu but all I get is a “no signal” message on my monitor

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (I've tried 12.04 Server, Desktop and 13.04 Desktop). I burn the image file to DVD, but on booting, all I get is the screen with the man in the circle and the keyboard, ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 CD/DVD drive no longer recognized

Dear potential helpers, I have the following problem on a circa-2008 Asus Laptop with Kubuntu 12.04.3 (3.2.0-39-generic-pae): After months of working fine, the CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD: apt-get not finding the DVD after initial installation, cant install packages

I'm trying to install using the Kubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD. After installation, and without touching anything in /etc/apt/. My system is disconnected from the Internet, so the DVD is my only source for ...
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How do I get around “CD/DVD 'ubuntu 13.04_Raring ringtail_-Release amd 64 (20130424) is required”, to install updates to Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to load updates from Ubuntu for 12.04 and am getting the following message that blocks the up dating. CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail - Release amd64 (20130424)' is required ...
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201 views

DVD won't play but CD'S will [duplicate]

DVD won't play but CD'S will in my disc drive all drivers are installed still not working not sure on the problem is it is a new disc drive and worked fine on windows xp any and all help would be ...
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12.04 ubuntu expects dvds to contain audio files and won't mount my backup disk

I like to back up my files to several different places, but Ubuntu is not mounting my dvd backup disk. It sees it in the drive but lists it in file manager under devices as 'audio disk'. When I try ...
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Switched from Win to Ubuntu 12.04 and CD & DVD Drives aren't recognizing media

I had an old reliable desktop running WinXP, but after some registry errors caused the system to be unstable I thought I'd give Ubuntu a try. I booted the 12.04 iso from the CD drive and the ...
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Problems DVD playback in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have followed: Ubuntu 10.04 (i386, amd64), 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, and 12.10 (i386, amd64) Works for old releases that are no longer supported if you have repositories on CD/DBD or somewhere. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 DVD Playback

I am getting the classic error DVDs cannot be played because the DVD is encrypted and DVD decryption library is not installed. I have followed the directions to install a host of utilities that ...
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991 views

Bluray drive not responding when inserting a disk

Problem: I am trying to play a bluray disk on my Sony Vaio Laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.2. I have tried many tutorials on how to do this and actually I was able to play 1 scene once. But after reboot ...
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Ubuntu shows recorded dvd as blank

I recorded a music DVD in DVD player. The DVD is working well, but now I can't see the contents of the DVD on Ubuntu, it shows it as blank DVD. Any idea how I can view the files?
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Medibuntu 'Bad Gateway' Connection Failure

I'm attempting to make DVDs playable using the community docs suggested command sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh. This consistently returns the following failure: --2013-07-14 ...
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How to block cd/dvd drive in Ubuntu?

I have created 3 standard users in my system and I want to disable CD/DVD drive for them. How to do it?
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Will a USB Ubuntu 12.04 Boot Image Work if Copied to a CD/DVD?

I have an old computer (HP D220 MT) running Ubuntu 12.04. I recently made a USB pen drive boot image (in case my hard drive crashes), but the BIOS won't let me boot from USB (booting from CD's/DVD's ...
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ubuntu 12.04 dvd player not working

I am fairly new in the linux world and Ubuntu two months to be exact. I have an Acer Aspire 5741G laptop and decided to give Ubuntu a go as an operating system, I have been playing with Ubuntu in a ...
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855 views

How to mount a CD/DVD in DOSBOX?

I'm using DOSBox 0.74, which works properly and can successfully mount a "c" drive. However, I don't know how to mount a dvd drive. I'm trying to install Star Control 3 from a disk so that I can ...
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Problem with CD DVD media Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS first when I put CD with data Nautilus show me blank CD, the same CD on Windows 7 is read properly with data, second I cant read DVD s Even If somehow DVD is mounted I see ...
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How do you make a copy of wine to a dvd?

I am trying to make a copy of wine to a dvd so that I can put it on my laptop. Does anyone know how to do this?
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How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?

In System Settings --> Details --> Removable Media there are drop downs to let you select what to do when you insert various media types. I've written some scripts called things like ripmovie ...
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no cd rom/dvd detected in kubuntu 12.04

I have had kubuntu installed for sometime and the CDrom was working now it will not detect? I have a dual boot dell desktop and the cdrom works in windows. things I've tried. sudo fdisk -l Disk ...
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DVD drive missing after upgrade to 12.04

I cannot find a way to read CD/DVD since upgrading to 12.04. If I reboot with my old 10.10 live disk in the drive the computer boots from the CD, so I assume it is not a hardware issue (also, the DVD ...
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k9copy & acidrip do not see DVD but VLC plays it just fine

Bought "Up in the Air". Like to make backup copies to take w/ me when I travel. VLC plays the dvd perfectly. I run either k9copy or acidrip and neither one 'sees' the movie in sr0. I've had this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: why could it not read DVD? (Encryption) [duplicate]

How to play commercial DVDs on lenovo t-500 laptop? I have Ubuntu 12.04, all updates Could not read dvd despite having restricted extras I tried the following, but VLC does not play DVDs. sudo ...
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12.04LTS detects data DVDs but not movies

Ubuntu won't detect movie DVDs but will detect data discs. dmesg shows: parish@kubuntu:~$ dmesg|grep sr0 [ 1.820162] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 62x/5x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray [ 1.820373] sr ...
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CD mounts but DVD does not mount

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through .iso image on DVD drive. Problem:- if a CD is loaded in the drive, it mounts correctly. But DVD does not mount. I am SURE that it is a DVD drive. On WinXP, I ...
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12.04.2 Install/reboot problem

I downloaded 12.04.2 LTS and burned the iso to dvd, dropped it into the dvd drive then restarted my computer. Everything worked fine and the install process went thru without any errors UNTIL it got ...
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12.04lts won't fully burn onto DVD

After burning the image of 12.04lts onto a disk it won't install and i find that the image is 4MB too big for a 4.35GB DVD disc. can any one help me here to cut down the file size or is it a case of ...
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How to read corrupt disc

I have a corrupt mini DVD, which was used in a camcorder. It appears to be corrupt (did not play on camcorder) and won't open. I don't know what to try to fix it. Is there a way? ...
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DVD won't load on laptop with Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Compaq Presario F700 laptop. When I insert a DVD into the drive, it spins and sounds like it's trying to mount the disk, but nothing opens up. I had Windows Vista ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit won't play DVDs

I have a Lenovo T400 with an Intel Cenrino 2 vPro prcessor and I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. For the most part, everything is running great, but I have one problem. For some reason I can not play ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't mount Samsung SE-218BB

I can't seem to mount the drive even though Samsung advertises it as being Linux compatible when switching it over to AV mode (by ejecting the tray and holding the eject button until the LED comes on) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Can't Play DVDs with Libdvdcss installed

I've installed VLC, libdvdread4, libdvdcss, Medibuntu and Ubuntu restricted extras AND ran this line of code... sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh ...on my Ubuntu 12.04 but whenever I ...
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DVD Region Code 4 wont play on my Region 4 drive after Ubuntu install

I recently reformatted my laptop to run Ubuntu 12.04. I purchased the laptop new in New Zealand (default: region 4 dvd) and it came with Windows XP. I had no trouble watching local region 4 dvd's on ...
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Blocking non-admin user from using DVD drive

How can I stop a non-admin user from using the DVD drive (specifically burning DVDs if possible, but all access denied is fine too). I've tried removing them from cdrom group but this did not seem to ...