I can not play all DVD's on my DVD ROM. I was told that I need to install codes for VLC. You should be able to do this via the Terminal, I am not shore of the command string to use. sudo apt-get install vlc codes is not working. Do you perhaps know ?


You probably need libdvdcss which is usually not available by default on Debian (and Debian-like) distributions.


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  • Thanx a lot. I'll see to it tomorrow, but thanx in Advance !!! – Sebastian C. Jan 19 '17 at 23:43

Start with just vlc if you haven't and see if it brings everything it needs:

sudo apt-get install vlc

If not, try also installing the following:

sudo apt-get install libdvdread4 libdvdnav4 libdvd-pkg
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