How do I watch my home dvd movie on my computer in Ubuntu?

Asked by Tracey on 2014-08-10

I purchase a movie from walmart and trying to watch it on my Dell Laptop 32bit, using Ubuntu and it wont launch at all. Any suggestion? on windows i usually use windows media player.

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2014-08-11
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2014-08-11
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2014-08-10

I don't see how naming an application you use in Windows is of any value to your question. Ubuntu is not Windows.

Try this guide:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs

Tracey (phtracey7) said : #2

Thanks i know they are different jus want to know what ubuntu use yo watch a movie on my computer thank again.

Tracey (phtracey7) said : #3

Sorry for the type error

As long as you have the DVD library installed you can use any player you can install.

VLC is also a good choice.

Tracey (phtracey7) said : #6

Thank you