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Old 02-18-2007, 12:34 AM   #1
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converting avi to dvd

I am new to Linux. I am currently using Suse 10.2 and I am trying to convert avi files to DVD format. I went to the following website: however, whenever I try to install the needed software it says I need more software (transcode, ffmpeg, etc). I then go to install that software and it tells me they need more software. Is there any easy way to get the software so I can convert my avi's?

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Old 02-18-2007, 02:37 AM   #2
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mplayer and dvdauthor are all you really need. Are you in a PAL or NTSC region?

Old 02-18-2007, 02:50 AM   #3
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See this page that I wrote.

You need to install mplayer, dvdauthor and ffmpeg (for libavcodec). You should be able to install them using Yast.

Old 02-18-2007, 10:54 AM   #4
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when I try to install ffmpeg it says I need the following "rtld," I have rtld but when I try to install this it says its got to delete a lot of files. As well, the mencoder for mplayer says it needs, which I have but when I try to add a newer version it also says it needs to delete a lot of files.


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