Playing newer DVDs

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Playing newer DVDs

Postby vinoman on Sun Nov 11, 2007 9:31 am

Yesterday I bought a copy of the new Disney movie Ratatouille. I put it in my other PC which is running Ubuntu 7.10 and it said it did not have plugins, but didn't say which ones. I have libdvdcss2 and w32codecs installed on Ubuntu and other DVDs work fine. So I tried the DVD out in my other PC running Mint 3.1 and it played just fine :)

I eventually was able to play that DVD in Ubuntu using VLC and playing with the settings.

What plugins does Mint have that Ubuntu does not?
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Postby Husse on Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:26 am

What plugins does Mint have that Ubuntu does not?
A lot :lol:
We have a lot of codecs by default, but I can't tell you which one was used here (without a bit of work)
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Postby manishk on Sun Nov 11, 2007 1:55 pm

I used to have similar doubts...I just dont bother anymore!! :wink:

For example, I could never get Ubuntu to play rmvb. But, Mint just does it!!
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