Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" watch encrypted DVD

written on Sunday, January 03, 2010 by

In my Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" installation, I wasn't able to watch a DVD, even though libdvdcss was installed. The player windows just closed themselves immediately after starting playback. After some searching, I found the solution.

To solve that problem, first install the package ubuntu-restricted-extras from the universe repository...

$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

...and then execute the following script.

$ sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/


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