sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
After installing, refresh the cache:
sudo fc-cache -fv
This installs the restricted MS fonts (Times New Roman, Trebuchet MS, Verdana, etc) and makes them available in programs such as Open Office.
Install DVD Codecs
Proprietary DVD won't play on native Ubuntu, you have to add some restricted codecs to make Movie Player work.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Then install libdvdcss2 using:
sudo apt-get install libdvdread4
If you get a message informing you that the latest package is installed, just proceed with: