Blu-Ray under Mint 17.3 on HP HDX-18

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pinnerite
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Blu-Ray under Mint 17.3 on HP HDX-18

Postby pinnerite » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:03 pm

This 32-bit machine supposedly has a Blu-ray drive.
On another thread which I cannot locate, there were several steps to take to install various pieces of software and a symlink or two.
I followed all of them and finally rebooted.

I inserted a 'watch it anywhere' Blu-ray disc but could not get the system to recognise it. From vlc I got this:

Blu-ray error:
Path doesn't appear to be a Blu-ray
Your input cannot be opened:
vlc is unable to open the MRL: 'bluray:///dev/sr0
Check log for details.

Is there hope or am I barking up a slimy pole?

Update
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I don't know how but I got it working. I started by opening the device icon and then open with file manager.
I then clicked on the first .mts file and Bingo!
The thing is this not really user-friendly enough for my wife. It is her machine.

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Re: Blu-Ray under Mint 17.3 on HP HDX-18

Postby pinnerite » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:25 pm

I cannot repeat the exercise.


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