Re: Copying video DVDs in Linux?
>I have a friend who owns a large collection of movies on DVD. Now he
>discovered that often his (older) media get damaged and don't work well
>So he bought a DVD+-RF/+-R drive to copy all of his DVDs only to discover
>that it's not an easy job to do.
>So he asked me if Linux can do that better - and as I have no idea about
>it, I'm turning to this list for pointers...
>Can movie DVDs be copied in Linux?
>Where to look for more info?
1) use dvdbackup to copy the content to the hard disk
2) if needed use a program to shrink the amount of data
to 4.3 GB
3) use mkisofs -dvd-video to create a UDF image
4) use cdrecord-ProDVD to write the image to the DVD
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