my totem movieplayer will not play dvd's i bought in the store, what do i need and where do i download that?

Asked by Joris B van Kuyk on 2013-02-25

I bought a movie DVD and my movie player will not play it. the message says "Please install the necessary plugins and restart Totem to be able to play this media".

I would appreciate your help

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2013-02-25
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2013-09-20

sudo apt-get install libdvdread4
sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs

MadhuSoodanan (mt-madhu) said : #2

There are other options : VLC , SM Player etc. If are using VLC select Media > Open Disc then select DVD in it. Then play it.

MadhuSoodanan (mt-madhu) said : #3

If you are using SM Player, select Open>DVD from Drive or DVD from folder.

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