New MythBuntu Install - Audio CD, Rip, Remote, DB errors all fail from fresh install

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http://ubuntuforums.org – As the title says-- I DL'd a fresh copy of Mthybuntu to load on a Dell OptiPlex 755 PC. I'm doing my best to embrace and become a Linux and Ubuntu advocate! But it's beyond-frustrating when I can't play a simple audio CD! I went and put the audio CD's in my cheap $50 10 year old DVD player and they play FINE. But nope, not on Mythbuntu--the system designed for playing media! Any fixes for all these problems out of the box?? It should not be this hard!! This is why Windows wins, which sucks. Install went fine. I did a Front end w/ Back End install. I have these failures out of (Hardware)