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[Bug 1928017] Re: The Restriced Codecs article recommends an application that was recently discontinued
This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-docs - 21.10.1
ubuntu-docs (21.10.1) impish; urgency=medium
* Bump version to 21.10 / impish
* ubuntu-help/Makefile.am, html/Makefile:
- Build Turkish and Ukrainian - present in gnome-user-docs 40.1
* more-help.page, addremove.page:
- Change to descriptions without links to adapt to upstream
- Drop Fluendo section since the distribution of that DVDPlayer has
been discontinued (LP: #1928017).
* Updated ubuntu-help.pot
-- Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj@xxxxxxxxxx> Mon, 28 Jun 2021 00:53:32
** Changed in: ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)
Status: Confirmed => Fix Released
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The Restriced Codecs article recommends an application that was
Status in Gnome Documentation:
Status in gnome-user-docs package in Ubuntu:
Status in ubuntu-docs package in Ubuntu:
These two help articles both recommend the Fluendo DVD Player for
legally playing DVDs. However, Fluendo announced that they would be
discontinuing their product as of April 11, 2021, and new licenses
don't appear to be available anymore (https://fluendo.com/en/blog/post
/oneplay-dvd-player-product-discontinuation/). As such, these
instructions are no longer accurate.
The AskUbuntu community is currently searching for alternatives
april-2021), but, in the mean-time, at least a note saying that the
software was discontinued will be helpful.
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