Ubuntu – How to find out the regional code of a DVD in Ubuntu


I have some DVDs where the regional code is not printed on the DVD case.
I want to sell them, so I need to know their regional code.
Is there a tool to find out in Ubuntu / Linux?

Please note: I do not want to find out the regional code of my DVD driver but of the DVD.

Best Answer

It should be somewhere on the DVD casing if it has a region lock (not all DVDs have them).

If you have the DVD inserted and start VLC from command line it will show it. Example output:

libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
**                                            **
**  No css library available. See             **
**  /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/README.css     **
**  for more information.                     **
**                                            **
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00fd0000. Regions: 2
libdvdnav: Language 'en' not found, using 'fr' instead
libdvdnav: Menu Languages available: fr 

from an DVD of Elfenlied.

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