Follows the steps below to play DVD in your ubuntu 9.10 karmic Koala

1. Become root

$ sudo su –

2. Add medibuntu repositories to your sources.list.

# wget –output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

Now add the GPG Key:
# apt-get update && sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get update

3.Update your system.

# apt-get update

4. Now install the libdvdcss library.

# apt-get install libdvdcss2
# cd /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/
# ./


2 Responses to “How to play video dvd in ubuntu 9.10 karmic Koala”

  1. Tobias Baunbæk says:

    You do not need to do all this anymore.
    All you need is two very small commands,
    as seen here,

    medibuntu is not necessary anymore

  2. Stephen says:

    Brilliant information, just what I was looking for and works a treat.
    Thanks everso. Steve

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