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Can't play DVDs

  Date: Dec 05    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 324
  

I have a Samsung Lightscribe DVD internal drive. This thing does not play movie
DVDs. I can see the title of the DVD from "Places" drop down tab. I can view
and open files on a CD that I put in the drive. I'm running 9.10 completely
update.

To add insult to injury, I can't even eject this DVD with the button on the
drive. I have to shut the computer off and stick a paper clip in the hole.

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5 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered On: Dec 05    

Have you installed the restricted extras or looked into medibuntu?

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Dec 05    

Have you tried some of the programs under "Applications" and "Sound and Video"?

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Dec 05    

system / administration / hardware drivers?
system / administration / synaptic search for lightscribe and tick them?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu

if you have dual boot does it work in windows?

 
Answer #4    Answered On: Dec 05    

It should be possible to use the "paper clip in the hole" eject method
without turning the computer off.

 
Answer #5    Answered On: Dec 05    

Whenever I insert a DVD or CD, it appears on my desktop. I can right-click on
it and select "eject."

 
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