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Old 02-04-2005, 03:57 AM   #1
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ripping VCD's in Linux

Hi there,

> Which tools do you guys use to rip vcds on Linux?

I've checked on

> Google and everything pointed to DVD ripping instead of

VCD ripping
Old 02-04-2005, 05:36 AM   #2
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I remember doing it this way:

1. get mpg from CD
   mount CD
    vcdxrip --cdrom-device=/dev/cdrom -v -p

2. create cue/bin
     vcdimager --type=svcd -v <file>

3. burn
    cdrdao write --device 0,0,0 --speed 12 --buffers 20 -v 1 videocd.cue
If you google for the mentioned programmes, then you will find where to download them

Old 02-04-2005, 05:52 AM   #3
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if you want to make a copy of the vcd, just copy it
if you want to get the mpeg off it, copy the .dat files onto the hard drive and rename it to .mpeg, or just associate .dat with the player you use

I haven't seen a vcd in years, so I can't remeber the details - but it really was as easy as that


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