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Old 02-17-2009, 01:38 PM   #1
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Copy my dvd movies?

Hi do u know any good linux tutorial of how i can copy dvd movies to 4gb dvd disks? Thx a lot
Old 02-17-2009, 01:42 PM   #2
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Try k9copy.
Old 02-17-2009, 01:59 PM   #3
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This is probably dated as new software has been introduced, but I still use it.
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I use k3b check out this tutorial. Also Acid rip is handy and intuative check it out here.

Old 02-17-2009, 05:45 PM   #5
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dvdshrink is the last windows program that I run (I run it with wine). For me, it just works better than anything else. K9copy has come a long way in the last couple of years, so I do keep an eye on it.
Old 02-18-2009, 06:44 AM   #6
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Thx i ll try k9copy. Seems the easier to istall the easier to use and perhaps the most stable application than the others
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I tried k9copy on two movies I was trying to backup yesterday but it failed and crashed both times. May need to go back to dvdshrink again.
Old 03-05-2009, 11:01 AM   #8
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i use mencoder , ffmpeg, and dvdauthor (mencoder to rip and ffmpeg to re-convert), then burn with growisofs
, not the easiest, but dvdauthor has qdvdauthor that can be configured to run dvdauthor and growisofs
also you could try vlc ( to rip/convert and qdvdauthor/dvdauthor
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Try out:
mencoder dvd://1 -alang en -o "./your/directory/my.dvd" \
-oac copy -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:mbd=1:vbitrate=1800
It works for me! (See man mencoder for details)

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