¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

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Tassadar
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¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by Tassadar »

Hi all,

I've a HTPC with XBMC and I play with no problems MKVs and ISOs from my own blurays (created with Windows in other computer)

Now I have install a Bluray reader with the aim of playing my blurays directly, and I've found it doesn't work (The ISO file works, but original disc doesn't).

¿Hoy can I enable the play of those original optical disks? I've try installing an addon called "makeMKV" but when I try to use it gives a message saying something like "MakeMKV doesn't work, it is installed?"

¿Can someone lend me a hand? I would like to play original BDs in the easyest possible way, as I play ISOS now.

Many thanks in advance
Tassadar
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by Tassadar »

I Finally get was I was looking for using makeMKV, the issue was that when I installed prior day it was on the night after 14 hours working and my mind shouldn't be lucid, I had installed XBMC add-on but not the makeMKV itself.

I tested a pair of original blurays I own and seem't to work

Many thanks again
OpenSourceCitizen
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by OpenSourceCitizen »

This is interesting. You are playing blurays with XBMC with an addon called makemkv? Or the other way around.
These are the only results i see for MKV in the repositories:
6 mkvtoolnix-gui
Set of tools to work with matroska files - gui frontend
4 mkvtoolnix
Set of command-line tools to work with matroska files
0 libmkv-dev
Alternative to the official libmatroska/libebml libraries (development)
0 libmkv0
Alternative to the official libmatroska/libebml libraries



Whats the latest with playing bluray w/ VLC? I can't seem to get it to work.
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

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Whats the latest with playing bluray w/ VLC? I can't seem to get it to work.
Open a term window -

sudo apt-get install vlc libaacs0 libbluray-bdj libbluray1

mkdir -p ~/.config/aacs/

cd ~/.config/aacs/ && wget http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/files/KEYDB.cfg

REBOOT the computer

Open media > Open disc > select bluray and "no disc menus" > play

BE PATIENT, it takes 10 or so sceonds to figure stuff out and start playing...
gorade
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by gorade »

ApexEverything wrote:
Whats the latest with playing bluray w/ VLC? I can't seem to get it to work.
Open a term window -

sudo apt-get install vlc libaacs0 libbluray-bdj libbluray1

mkdir -p ~/.config/aacs/

cd ~/.config/aacs/ && wget http://vlc-bluray.whoknowsmy.name/files/KEYDB.cfg

REBOOT the computer

Open media > Open disc > select bluray and "no disc menus" > play

BE PATIENT, it takes 10 or so sceonds to figure stuff out and start playing...
Did all the above, but got:

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No valid processing key found in AACS config file
I have MakeMKV installed and payed.

What did I miss to do.?
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by JeremyB »

This is what I did to get bluray to play on VLC in LM17 thanks to a post on askubuntu.com

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:heyarje/makemkv-beta
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install makemkv-bin makemkv-oss
sudo apt-get remove libaacs0
cd /usr/lib
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libaacs.so.0
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libbdplus.so.0
It looks like you may not have done the last three commands to make symlinks
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by gorade »

JeremyB wrote:This is what I did to get bluray to play on VLC in LM17 thanks to a post on askubuntu.com

Code: Select all

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:heyarje/makemkv-beta
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install makemkv-bin makemkv-oss
sudo apt-get remove libaacs0
cd /usr/lib
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libaacs.so.0
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libbdplus.so.0
It looks like you may not have done the last three commands to make symlinks
Yes! That did it! Kudos, kudos!

The symlinks I underständ, but why are they not installed or mentioned in instructions for MakeMKV? Or are they and I have missed it?
I have a faint idea, why libaacs0 has to be removed, but could you kindly explain to a peasant why ? I just want to understand what I am doing.

Anyway the topic seems to be solved now, at least at my behalf. Thats thanks to you.
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Re: ¿How to play original Bluray discs from XBMC in Linux?

Post by JeremyB »

gorade wrote:
JeremyB wrote:This is what I did to get bluray to play on VLC in LM17 thanks to a post on askubuntu.com

Code: Select all

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:heyarje/makemkv-beta
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install makemkv-bin makemkv-oss
sudo apt-get remove libaacs0
cd /usr/lib
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libaacs.so.0
sudo ln -s libmmbd.so.0 libbdplus.so.0
It looks like you may not have done the last three commands to make symlinks
Yes! That did it! Kudos, kudos!

The symlinks I underständ, but why are they not installed or mentioned in instructions for MakeMKV? Or are they and I have missed it?
I have a faint idea, why libaacs0 has to be removed, but could you kindly explain to a peasant why ? I just want to understand what I am doing.

Anyway the topic seems to be solved now, at least at my behalf. Thats thanks to you.
I don't know why it works
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