[Gllug] Can't mount some DVDs in Ubuntu 10.04

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 06:34:47 UTC 2010

On 18 June 2010 02:22, Christopher Hunter <cehunter at gb-x.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-06-17 at 19:27 +0100, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
>> On 3 June 2010 16:12, gvim <gvimrc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I've just loaded libdvdcss2 into Ubuntu 10.04 and whilst I can now play some DVDs others still refuse to mount.
>> >
>> That is correct, you cannot mount and encrypted DVD.
> Err... No.  The whole point of libdvdcss is to allow the playing of
> encrypted DVDs.  The version shipped by Ubuntu is broken (whether by
> accident or design, I'm not sure).  Locate it in another .deb repository
> and install it from there.

You can play the DVD in xine or mplayer, you cannot mount it and copy
the .VOB files.
I wrote a lot of the xine dvdnav menu support so I know what I am talking about.
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