Ubuntu 15.04: Install Media Codecs & Enable DVD Playback

Last updated on April 25th, 2016 After installing the new Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, one of the top things to do is to install audio/video codecs and enable DVD playback. Due to legal constraints in many countries, Ubuntu does not include these codecs to play mp3, movies, and DVDs out-of-the-box. But we can easily get… Continue reading Ubuntu 15.04: Install Media Codecs & Enable DVD Playback

Install Multimedia Codecs, Enable DVD Playback in Ubuntu 14.10

Due to legal constraints in many countries, Ubuntu does not include multimedia codecs to play mp3, movies, and DVDs out-of-the-box. This quick tutorial will show you how to manually install the multimedia codecs to enable playback audio, video, DVDs in Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic. Install Multimedia Codecs: There is a package “Ubuntu restricted extras” available in… Continue reading Install Multimedia Codecs, Enable DVD Playback in Ubuntu 14.10

How to Enable DVD Playback in Ubuntu 14.04

Last updated on May 19th, 2014   Want to play DVDs on your Ubuntu Desktop? Well, Ubuntu can’t play DVDs out of the box for a whole tangle of legal reasons. But you can follow this tutorial to enable DVD playback in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. 1. Buy Fluendo DVD Player: Fluendo DVD Player is… Continue reading How to Enable DVD Playback in Ubuntu 14.04

Enable DVD playback and install multimedia codecs in Ubuntu 13.10

This simple tutorial shows you how to enable DVD playback and install multimedia codecs in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, so that you can play encrypted DVDs, wmv, mpeg, mp3, divx, and more with the default player. All you need to to is run below commands in terminal one by one and then restart your computer to… Continue reading Enable DVD playback and install multimedia codecs in Ubuntu 13.10

How to Play Encrypted DVDs on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04

This brief tutorial will show you how to install DVD decryption library to enable DVD playback on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring. Due to legal reasons, Ubuntu doesn’t play normal or encrypted DVDs by default. For easy, you can install Fluendo DVD player which is specially designed to reproduce DVD on Linux. It costs $24.95.… Continue reading How to Play Encrypted DVDs on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04