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Uplay on Ubuntu

Ubisoft refuses to acknowledge Linux OS’s as a platform for gaming so they don’t port their software to Linux. But it’s 2020 and the Internet’s mighty FOSS developers made big progress in place of Ubisoft. There are Wine and Lutris and the combination of these makes it possible to play even Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Ubuntu.

It’s surprisingly easy to get it working on Ubuntu 20.04. I managed to accomplish this using this guide so kudos goes to its creators (although it leads to using GOG which we don’t actually need).

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Exctract blue-ray video streams from ISO file under Linux (Ubuntu)

To be able to encode blue-ray (BD) source into some more universal format, you have to first have access to single video/audio streams that comprise the BD. These are video files with extension .m2ts inside which is an Advanced Video Codec (High@L4.1) video and PCM audio. For now, this article will skip the subtitles because I currently don’t have a BD with subtitles on my disk. These files are normally playable in a player like MPV.

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