Installation of Restricted Extras on Ubuntu

2014-02-27 Linux

Due to the Ubuntu’s policy about non free formats on default, this operating system comes with no support to media like MP3 (which can be required to deal with FFmpeg) and DVD, Flash Player or Java. Despite of that, You can still get support of this features by installing third party package.


Open terminal and depending on system, you are using type

For Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

For Kubuntu:

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-restricted-extras

For Xubuntu:

sudo apt-get install xubuntu-restricted-extras

For Lubuntu:

sudo apt-get install lubuntu-restricted-extras

Playing DVD

To be able to play DVD, install  libdvdread4 package

sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/