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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

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.



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?


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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