4

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and trying to get VLC to work. I installed VLC, and libdvd-pkg from terminal. Then I downloaded libdvdcss, I need instructions on how to get it to terminal to make it work.

6

Installing libdvdcss

Legal warning: Check with your local laws to make sure usage of libdvdcss2 would be legal in your area.

From Ubuntu 15.10 onwards, libdvd-pkg is available to ease the installation of libdvdcss.

Install the libdvd-pkg package (no need to add third party repositories) via Synaptic or command line:

sudo apt-get install libdvd-pkg  

Then run the following commands to complete the libdvdcss installation:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Source

  • Already installed libdvd-pkg. It still seems to be scrambled – will Mar 8 '16 at 0:06
  • "Follow libdvd-pkg's instructions to let it download, compile, and install libdvdcss." Would be worth mentioning what instructions those are. – xangua Mar 8 '16 at 2:43
  • 3
    Try unscrambling with sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkg – andrew.46 Apr 5 '16 at 7:43
2

Step 1 - open terminal.

Step 2: - copy/paste into terminal:

sudo apt-get install libdvd-pkg

Step 3 - copy/paste into terminal:

sudo /usr/lib/libdvd-pkg/b-i_libdvdcss.sh

Step 4 - Hit Enter

Step 5 - Enter password

Step 6 - When installation is complete: close terminal.

Tested successfully on Ubuntu Mate 16.04.

  • Worked with Xenial with unity desktop as well. – wayneeusa Jun 3 '17 at 2:54

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.