Totem Movie Player
The default video player in Ubuntu is Totem, which, as you can see in Figure 16-2, has a very simple interface that makes using it equally simple. You can run Totem by selecting Applications ▸ Sound & Video ▸ Movie Player. You can also run it, as you have just learned, by simply placing a DVD in your drive, because Ubuntu is set up to run Totem any time you do so.
Figure 16-2. Totem movie player
Using Totem to Play DVDs, VCDs, and Other Multimedia Files
As I already mentioned, you can play a DVD in Totem by simply placing your DVD in the drive, after which Totem will open and begin playing your movie. If you've got a copy of Red ...