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Old 10-13-2004, 07:58 PM   #1
gianh
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DVD backup


Can anyone point me in the direction of some dvd ripping and burning tutorials or some suggestions on software to use

Thanks
 
Old 10-13-2004, 09:47 PM   #2
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MPlayer comes packaged with a tool called MEncoder, which can rip DVDs to DivX files:
http://mplayerhq.hu
Read the docs for a small howto.
 
Old 10-13-2004, 10:05 PM   #3
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Try http://www.videohelp.com. They have a linux forum about this. I was able to follow their Windows tutorial on how-to rip DVDs with DVD Decrypter and DVD Shrink and then create ISO files so that my Linux system can burn it using cdrecord-PowerDVD to record to DVD-R. If you're using DVD+R/W discs you'll need the dvd+rw tools (specifically growisofs). Using my Windows box to rip was much easier than finding something for my Linux box. Especially since I run Linux in command prompt only. Also, I learned the type of media that you use is very important especially if you're intending to watch the DVD backups on PS2 or Xbox systems. Good luck.
 
  


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