How To Play Blu-ray on Ubuntu 13.10

Well I finally took the plunge and purchased a Blu-ray burner / Reader to my UbuntuStudio 13.10 system. Question was how can I play a few of the Blu-ray’s I own on the system. Well the answer is VLC and the aacs config files. In this post we will cover just how to accomplish this task.
First install VLC

Next let’s install libbluray-bdj and libaacs0

Create the directory for the aacs keys to liveĀ  and download them.

Now let’s put in the disc and see if it plays!

  • Insert Blu-Ray Movie
  • Launch VLC
  • CTRL+D to enter Disc Menu
  • Select Blu-Ray Option and check: No Menu option.


  • Under drive select browse and highlight your drive only on the left side (not the 3 folders on the right)
  • Select Play from the former “Open Media” screen.

And you should now be able to see the HD goodness in all it’s glory!

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