Monday, October 29, 2012

How To Enable DVD Playback In Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

A few days back the latest version of Ubuntu which is Ubuntu 12.10 which is code-named as Quantal Quetzal was released. A lot of new features are added and removed from the latest version of Ubuntu 12.10.  We have provided a complete guide on How to install Ubuntu 12.10 few days back. One of the main issues of Ubuntu 12.10 is that we will not be able to play DVD’s  without installing few codecs. Even if you have a DVD which contains some media contents we will not be able to play it in Ubuntu 12.10 which lacks few inbuilt codecs and that’s why we are not able to play DVD’s on Ubuntu 12.10 , If you want to enjoy a movie during leisure time on your latest version of Ubuntu 12.10 which will definitely will show an error report when you start playing the video. In order to rectify this issue of Ubuntu 12.0 you need to install few codes which will make ubuntu 12.10 support DVD playback , you will not be able to play DVDs on Ubuntu until you install some necessary codecs. Just follow these steps to enable DVD playback on your Ubuntu 12.10.
You need a package called libdvdread4 , this installs all the necessary codes for the correct DVD playback on Ubuntu. You can directly install libdvdread4 from  ‘Ubuntu Software Center.
If you need to install it using the Terminal.
Open up the terminal by pressing CTRL ALT T and type the following code:
sudo apt-get install libdvdread4
Once the library completes its installation, Open up the terminal again and type the following code:
sudo / usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/
After the execution of these command’s in the terminal then you will be able to watch DVD’s using your favorite player in ubuntu 12.10.

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