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Old 07-30-2008, 06:32 PM   #1
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Creating ISO Files from DVDs


I have a couple of DVDs I want to create an ISO files of, so that I can later mount those ISO files on my laptop and watch them there.

How do I create the ISO files from the DVDs?

Google gave me this tutorial, which sounds awesome... Problem is I don't have "readcd" and apt doesn't have anything like that. Is there something I could replace the readcd command with?
 
Old 07-30-2008, 06:43 PM   #2
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I haven't read the tutorial, but the method I've used is to extract the dvd contents with vobcopy, then make an iso with mkisofs. This decrypts encrypted DVDs along the way.

If that sounds like something that would interest you, let me know. I can't post my notes on how to do it, since they're on this PC under CentOS, and I'm currently in Windows (ie I'd need to reboot)
 
Old 07-30-2008, 06:44 PM   #3
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You can use k3b. It will burn to an image(make an iso).
 
Old 07-30-2008, 06:49 PM   #4
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I think you may find readcd is part of a package called cdrtools. That said, if you are wanting to watch a movie (ie encrypted dvd) I don't think the method shown will work.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 12:53 AM   #5
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Some notes on vobcopy for you

Quote:
$ vobcopy -m

Note - works everything out - outputs dvd contents in ./DVD_NAME (given by dvd)

$ mkisofs -dvd-video -udf -V DVD_NAME -o DVD_NAME.dvd DVD_NAME/

To mount on local box

# mount -t udf -o loop,ro DVD_NAME.dvd /mnt/udf
 
Old 07-31-2008, 09:12 AM   #6
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Thanks, Billy.

I'll be giving this a try once I get home from work tonight and post here how it goes.
 
Old 07-31-2008, 11:31 AM   #7
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I have not tried this, but it might work:

- insert the DVD and mount to some directory, for example: /media/disk
- if the you do a ls of the directory you should see the VIDEO_TS structures
- mkisofs -o mydvd.iso -dvd-video /media/disk
 
Old 07-31-2008, 11:50 AM   #8
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Quote:
- insert the DVD and mount to some directory, for example: /media/disk
- if the you do a ls of the directory you should see the VIDEO_TS structures
- mkisofs -o mydvd.iso -dvd-video /media/disk
There's no need to do extra operations like mount and mkisofs. A DVD already contains an ISO image. All one need is to copy it with dd: dd if=/dev/dvd of=mydvd.iso ("/dev/dvd" might be replaced with a real device name of DVD drive like "/dev/hdd", "/dev/sr0" or "/dev/scd1"). I use this method for a long time and it always worked.

Last edited by allez; 07-31-2008 at 11:55 AM.
 
Old 08-01-2008, 12:09 PM   #9
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Cool How to create ISO files

$>1st umount your cdrom with #umount /media

$> Then give command below to create ISO file
#dd if=/dev/cdrom of=/home/file.iso bs=1024


"where /dev/cdrom is the path of ur cdrom" & /home/file.iso is the path where you want to save ur ISO file.


Try this it will work 100%
 
  


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