Enable DVD playback on Ubuntu 7.10

Open a terminal window. Execute the following terminal command to install the necessary packages sudo apt-get install totem-xine libxine1-ffmpeg libdvdread3 Execute the following terminal command sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/ After you have done the above excercise, insert a DVD into your drive. Totem will open and the movie will be played.

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Mounting ISO Files

ISO images are files containing the data of a CD (almost bit per bit). They can be mounted, using the loopback device. ISO images can only be mounted read-only (use mkisofs to create images). Kernel Requirements To mount ISO images you need the following in your kernel(as module or builtin): loop-back filesystem support (under Device […]

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