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Questions tagged [drm]

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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Amazon Prime Video on Opera: DRM error

If I want to play videos from Amazon Prime Video in Opera (Version 56.0.3051.104) on Ubuntu, I'm getting the error that there's missing a component for DRM, but I can't find an option to activate the "...
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Netflix and primevideo works on chrome, but not on Opera. Widevinecdm component not found but the .so file is present

There have been questions similar to this, but they were for an older version (which was fixed) and those solutions did not work. Hence, a new question. I have ubuntu 18.04 and the latest version of ...
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How to add DRM protection to my DRM-free ebooks?

I have started reading ebooks, and found store selling DRM-free ebooks, which are watermarked with my real name and email address. I copy these ebooks to my PocketBook Basic Lux 2. In case, that I ...
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Black Screen on Startup! drm link training failed i915

I have the (seemingly) infamous black screen (lit but no image) on startup / after suspend issue. This is an Asus Zen UX21e...had 16.04 on it for 2 years with zero issues. upgraded to 18.04, black ...
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Is there a way to get Channel 4 player to work natively in Ubuntu 18.04

CHannel 4 player uses flash and drm. There have been some workarounds. Is there a way to make it work in Ubuntu without using wine? Any workarounds are ok but no wine.
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No HD Option on YouTube (for Purchased content) for Ubuntu

I'm not sure if it's a DRM-related issue (because a year ago, I remember HD working just fine) or something else, but I can't play HD videos on YouTube (from movies or shows I purchase through Google ...
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[drm_kms_helper]] *ERROR* on Ubuntu 16.04, dell vostro 1510 intel core 2: x error + wireless error + and drm_kms_helper error , at start process [closed]

QUESTION Is it possible to ask to ubuntu 16.04 LTS developpers to solve kernel error due to bad relationship process with intel ship on dell vostro 1510 generating xorg graphic errors and network ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Netflix Error F7701-1003 FireFox 59.0.2 DRM enabled

I constantly have error F7701-1003 trying to play Netflix on Ubuntu 18.04 using FireFox 59.0.2. I already googled the problem and tried following: -enabled DRM in the settings, let FF download and ...
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How can I remove the DRM from a Kindle book?

I'd like to know how I can strip DRM from a Kindle book. I would like to buy a Kindle ebook from Amazon. I'd strip the DRM, and convert it to Epub (so I can listen to it on a headset connected to my ...
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Constant DRM entries in syslog for Ubuntu 16.04

On a 10-year-old Dell Inspiron 1525 running Ubuntu 16.04.3 with Intel 965GM graphics and the proprietary Intel graphics drivers loaded, the syslog shows constant DRM entries like these: [ 4108.682415]...
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drm/i915 GPU Hang in Artful Advark 17.10

I have installed fresh Ubuntu Mate 17.10 - Artful Advark. This is my Intel configuration file: $ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver ...
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How do I play DVDs in Ubuntu 16.04?

I need to watch a DVD for school, but when I try to watch it in VLC, I get this error: Playback failure: VLC cannot set the DVD's title. It possibly cannot decrypt the entire disc. Playback failure: ...
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Timeout during install [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu for the first time using a USB stick. But i keep getting this timeout Nouveau 0000:01:00.0: DRM: base-2: timeout Any ideas? It stops right there, even when I try to ...
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Cannot play DRM content in browsers (honestly, I've looked)

Okay, before you guys say it's been answered and besiege me with links, I promise I've spent a TON of time searching: honestly I've looked, I've tried everything on every post I've found. I hopped in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 takes too long to boot, shows errors and turns off suddenly

When booting it shows a purple or black screen for a long time, something it didn't do before. Then, some text appears, than I am not able to copy completely; I will tipe dots where I couldn't get it: ...
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Boot very slow because of drm_kms_helper errors

I just installed 16.04 on my MacBook Air, and everything seems to work well, except booting the system. I've been going through the dmesg-log and found out that drm_kms_helper-errors occur repeatedly ...
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Unable to use nouveau video driver on NV11M chipset due to DRM device not working

I am setting up an old laptop Dell Inspirion 8100 - which will be shipped to a developing country. I work for a volunteer org, World Computer Exchange and the laptop here is donated ones, so pretty ...
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Is it safe to use DRM on Firefox 49? [closed]

Firefox now supports drm, but I've heard it has some risks, Do you know if it's safe? Maybe it executes in a sandbox or something like that.
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Can't watch protected flash videos (nbcsports.com) on chrome in Ubuntu 14.04

My question is similar to this one. My Specs: I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and trying to stream nbcsports live extra on Chrome (or Chromium). I can't use Firefox since the stream requires flash player ...
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Is it possible to watch Netflix on Firefox 48?

I've read that Firefox now supports DRM, but I don't know if it's already on Ubuntu, do you know if it works? Thanks.
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DRM initialised but dont work at ZOTAC with VIA ZX900 gpu

I have ubuntu 32 bits. My initial problem is freeze of xorg with [ 31.514] (EE) CHROME(0): [drm] Failed to open DRM device for pci:0000:00:01.0: No such file or directory message in Xorg.0.log ...
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Slow boot: [drm] probing gen 2 caps for device 8086:151 = 261ac83/e

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I checked dmesg and noticed a 30 second gap in the this part: [ 40.947102] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlp3s0: link becomes ready [ 76.560493] [drm] probing gen 2 caps for ...
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HTML5 DRM video won't play on Ubuntu 15.10 with latest Google-Chrome

I have three 15.10 systems with Google Chrome installed. Two play purchased Amazon movies just great. One gives me a "Digital Rights Error" tells me to enable Widevine and refer to error 7235. I ...
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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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 http://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/...
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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 [closed]

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 problems,...
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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 ...