VLC will not play video from dvd

Asked by Lesley Mostert on 2011-04-18

trying to play video from a dvd, right click on video file, click open with, click VLC.
VLC opens but after 1 second video name disappears and VLC has nothing to play
the video file is on the playlist, but will not play

Question information

Language:
English Edit question
Status:
Answered
For:
Ubuntu vlc Edit question
Assignee:
No assignee Edit question
Last query:
2011-04-18
Last reply:
2011-04-18

Did you install the DVD codec?

Perform these commands in Terminal:
sudo apt-get install vlc xine mplayer libdvdread3
sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/examples/install-css.sh

UbuntuFanatic suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #3: “Restricted Formats”.

Can you help with this problem?

Provide an answer of your own, or ask Lesley Mostert for more information if necessary.

To post a message you must log in.