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Questions tagged [dvd]

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

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VLC not working in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

tried several times to install vlc player on synaptic and as well on the terminal; the terminal tells me with apt-get, it is not a valid command; with synaptic it installs alright but if i want to ...
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UBUNTU-18.04.1 Desktop-amd64 [duplicate]

I have downloaded the ISO from the website and have burned a DVD disc. I now want to load UBUNTU onto my PC and do not know how to proceed, please help.
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How to reset CD/DVD drive

I'm using a Windows DVD ripping program under Play-On-Linux and every now and then, despite removing the DVD contents from the program, when I click the 'Unmount' in Nautilus a message box pops up ...
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Making a DVDplayer playable DVD in ubuntu

I wanted to burn some home videos for my grandmother. However I can not seem to do this in ubuntu. I was recommended DeVeDe but I am not able to find it in the software center and the download link on ...
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Why do Windows and Linux see different files on a DVD ROM?

I have a DVD ROM with some teaching resources on it (Headway Beginner's English teaching teacher's DVD). When I look at the DVD from a Ubuntu machine, I see one set of files (which includes a setup-...
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dvd permissions

I dubbed a VHS tape to DVD using a Sony DVD/VHS recorder. When I put the recorded disc into my laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 it says I don't have permission to access the disc. Looking for the best ...
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Retrieving data from old DVD with open session

Given that my current Easy HDD Recorder by PackardBell is not working anymore, I have a bunch of recorded DVDs with an open session which I cannot see on the other devices. In particular, it seems ...
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GPU hangs and can't decode DVDs on Intel Core i3 HD 2500

I have an Intel i3-3240T (HD 2500 graphics) running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have two (presumably related?) graphics issues: Every so often when using Chrome and e.g. Google Maps or another graphics-...
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USB DVD drive models that work

What USB DVD drive models have people verified work? I'd like to play some of my DVDs with LibDVDCSS & VLC but it didn't like the last drive I tried so I'd appreciate a recommendation.
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Error compiling DVDStyler 3.0.4

I'm having troubles compiling DVDStyler 3.0.4 over Ubuntu 18.10 x64. The configure process ends without errors but when I run the "make" command I get the following error: mediaenc_ffmpeg.cpp:226:18:...
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Playing a DVD on ubuntu

I've been having trouble playing a DVD I've just purchased on my Linux Ubuntu system. After some googling and some code tweaking (not at all my area of speciality, I just followed simple instructions!...
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How do I copy an encrypted DVD in Ubuntu 16.04?

I have tried several programs such as Brassero to copy an encrypted DVD but without success. I tried to install libdvdcss but was unable to do it (key not found?). What version of libdvdcss do I ...
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Why do DVDs rarely load up in 18.04LTS

DVD films or data discs do not load up on my system, using the latest version of Ubuntu LTS, every now n then they do play, it's a complete gamble getting the DVD player to detect the data on the disc,...
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i need some help with finding right document management software

ok freinds, i have various forms of documents (ebooks, thesis, research data, spreadsheets..and media videos in every format imaginable, case discussions coming in whatsapp archived in whatsapp ...
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Burning DVD's on Ubuntu (NOT ISO-files)

I have a load of self-compiled video dvd's made on Cyberlink PowerDirector which I used to burn to dvd's through Ashampoo Burning Studio 16. These are NOT images of DVD (ie. ISO-files) but instead ...
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How to burn an Audio DVD

I bought some 192KHZ, 24 Bit FLAC Files. I would like to burn these to an audio DVD so I can play them through my Blu Ray player on my home system. How would I go about doing this?
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Can't play DVDs with Ubuntu 18.04

After upgrading to 18.04 my external DVD player no longer plays dvd. I checked that the usual suspects of packages were installed: libdvdnav4 is already the newest version (6.0.0-1). libdvdread4 is ...
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Trouble Booting from DVD on Windows 10

This is my first time installing another OS. I am running Windows 10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad, and am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows. I have already partitioned my drive so there is free ...
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Video (Totem) wont play DVD's while others (VLC) can

So a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 that's been updated and had the appropriate packages and repositories installed as outlined HERE I've also installed VLC and Handbrake handbrake via an up to date ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not recognizing CD/DVD

I am trying to copy files to a CD, but whenever I insert a disk, nothing shows up in the file manager. I have been reading all over on why this is a problem, but none of the solutions I've found so ...
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Make VLC default to open video DVD?

When inserting a video DVD, I used to be able to click on the DVD an have it open in VLC. When I installed Handbrake, it took ownership of opening video DVDs. I know how to assign "open with" to a ...
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Is there any frontend tool / widget for eject application (opening / closing disc tray)?

The eject command allows to eject / open CD-ROM / DVD-ROM disc tray as well as close it. You could type it in the console on most (?) of the Linux distributions. Ubuntu is no exception. The icon for ...
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CD/DVD external drive works only sometimes

The CD/DVD drive works for audio on Windows and sometimes works on Ubuntu 16.04. Currently the message I am getting is: 'Unable to access “Audio Disc”, Cannot find drive /dev/sr0 This is after ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS won't play a commercial DVD

The following output appears when I attempt to run a commercial DVD in totem. Can anyone explain what the output is telling me? cale@fit-PC4:~$ totem cale@fit-PC4:~$ totem (totem:3529): GLib-...
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DRIVERS NEEDED FOR ASUS BW-12D1S-U EXTERNAL BLU RAY DVD DRIVE

Anyone know where I can get drivers compatible with Ubuntu 18.04 for Asus BW-12D1S-U external Blu Ray DVD drive? They are not available from Asus customer support.
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Brasero got stuck in image checksum after burning, is the burning process compromised?

I was burning the iso image of the last Ubuntu distro with Brasero, and it got stuck doing the checksum thing it does after burning the image. So I canceled and it finished doing whatever it was doing....
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ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso - cannot read dvd after burning

I have created three DVDs from the above ISO (downloading three different times), can burn the disc each time and each time after burning is complete and verified, the disk cannot be mounted. System ...
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Easiest to install and use DVD writing backup software for documents? Ubuntu 16.04

No apps are showing as installed by default, for burning CD or DVDs for document backup. Would prefer to use Ubuntu software center to find things but nothing shows under the usual keyword search
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ThinkPad T420, DVD-tray keeps on openning

I'm having an issue with my ThinkPad T420. I'm currently dual-booting with Ubuntu latest LTS and Windows 10 and the problem persists only on Ubuntu. Sometimes, when even the slightest pressure applied ...
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Can I reuse Linux DVDs to install on other computers?

I made a bootable DVD with Lubuntu and another with Kali Linux. Different DVD's, of course. Can I use the DVD's again to install Lubuntu or Kali on another computer? Are they reusable after one ...
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DVD Creating / Burning Tools for Ubuntu 18.04

I am a serious collector of professional boxing videos and prefer watching them on old-fashioned tv/dvd player set instead of any computer set-up. Previously as a Windows user I have done 100's of ...
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How to mount a CD in Dosbox using 18.04?

I've been trying to mount a CD in Dosbox unsuccessfully after having followed various threads out there. The problem seems to be not recognizing the directory where my CD is. When I look at the ...
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Tried to copy multi-session DVD - got “k3b does not support copying multi-session DVD or blu-ray disks” what to do?

I have 4.7 Gb DVD-disc with some archival data and I want to copy it to other DVD disk (or read to ISO-file). K3b shows that it has 3 sessions: Usually I use K3b for disc writing and copying. But in ...
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How to install libdvdcss.so.2 (Library) to Ubuntu 18.04

I want to make a copy of a DVD with Brasero. But it asks for libdvdcss.so.2. I already did what was suggested at How should I install libdvdcss.so.2 (Library) to Ubuntu 16.04 But it didn't work.
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How to try Ubuntu 18.04 Live Server?

I downloaded an Ubuntu 18.04 Live Server ISO. I burned it onto a DVD-RW. I can boot from that DVD-RW. I press "tab" while booting as described here: If you act quickly enough, hitting the TAB key you ...
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Create a non hybrid boot dvd with Ubuntu iso

I’m trying to create a Bootable DVD with Ubuntu ISO ( not usb ) that will mount properly on my old Mac Book Air 1,1. It is known that Hybrid iso causes all sorts of issues. I’ve tried almost ...
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Installing appropriate software to play DVDs

I would like to watch a DVD. However, I have run into difficulties. Here is what I have done so far. started by following these instructions Specifically, here are the steps identified in that web ...
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Non techy person looking for advice on how to watch DVD on Ubuntu laptop [duplicate]

I've been directed here from another forum. Looking for help! First, I'm based in the UK. My boyfriend (who lives overseas) installed Ubuntu on my laptop a while back because he hates Windows and ...
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Booting from DVD

I was using Windows 7. I thought to partition my computer and install another OS like Ubuntu. So I purchased Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic, 64 Bit DVD from Amazon. While trying to boot from it, I was not ...
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sha256sum of image on dvd doesn't match to original ISO

I tried to check sha256sum of ISO after it was burn on DVD I used this command and got result that differs from original ISO's check: dd if=/dev/sr0 | sha256sum Does it mean that it was written ...
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18.04 lts live DVD and installed system can't connect to wifi

Installing 18.04 LTS Live DVD cannot connect to wifi because net-tools pkg is not part of the image or the installed system. Likewise when 18.04 DVD is installed on a new disk. Since networks can be ...
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Can load and play DVD+R discs only

I just loaded Ubuntu 16.04 onto a Toshiba C75D-B laptop. I updated and upgraded apps after installation. It will not play, nor appear to recognize, CDs. With DVD-Rs, I get "Error mounting/dev/sr0 at/...
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How To Print Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Label On DVD?

My google fu must be weak, or I am missing the key search terms, since I imagine many people would be interested in direct printing labels on their iso install DVDs. Does anyone know where I can ...
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How can a live distribution be made to access DVDs?

I want to back up one of my DVDs (using dd). I am on a live USB distribution (18.04) because I'm using someone else's computer that has a DVD drive and I don't want to overwrite their stuff. All of ...
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Backing up my DVD collection to NAS + Plex, why doesn't handbrake see all of the titles?

I'm using handbrake 1.0.0 from the stebbins ppa to rip and encode mp4s onto my NAS. For the particular title I'm working on, none of the titles avaiolable after a scan are longer than a few minutes. ...
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Dual boot causing my dvd drive to not be recognized?

I've got dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 16.04 running on a Dell Optiplex. On both operating systems there is no indication of a dvd drive being installed at all. The drive will spin when a disk is ...
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Root access to blank optical media

Ubuntu seems to have a problem accessing blank optical media using sudo/root. Correct operation Insert a blank CD/DVD in the optical drive. Open a terminal window. Run nautilus You should see a ...
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USB DVD drive mapped to wrong product

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (dual boot w/ Windows) I picked up this external USB DVD writer, model ECD819-SU I have successfully plugged it in, burned a CD, and listened to the CD in the car, so at ...
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How to access read only files [duplicate]

I found an old DVD disc that i burned some stuff on almost 10 years ago. I have no use for that stuff anymore but i need the DVD disk to save some data. I tried deleting it the old fashiond way, and ...
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Playing DVDs in 16.04

I've installed libdvd-pkg. But when I insert a disc it registers as present, but no menu comes up asking me what I want to do. Right clicking on the icon isn't any help, because all it lets me do is ...