How to Play Encrypted Blu-Ray's in Ubuntu Linux

How to play encrypted bluray disks in Ubuntu, Mint, Zorin, etc with VLC or XBMC. This tutorial guide is applicable for Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, and also applies to any Debian based distro. For other Linux distros please substitute apt-get for your package manager.
Install Instructions:
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