[SATLUG] linux multimedia tools

Jonathan Hull masterr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 16:15:08 CST 2007

On Nov 29, 2007 8:54 AM,  <travis+ml-satlug at subspacefield.org> wrote:
> One more:
> On Linux, I have had less success.  Every tool I have to even play
> them actually craps out on "Lord of War" - mythtv built-in, xine,
> mplayer, ogle.  Perhaps there's a DeCSS bug that it's tickling.  I
> could eventually play it by jumping to chapter 1, but that's a "fix"
> worthy of Microsoft.  DVDs shouldn't be able to DoS my mythtv box.

I usually rip with vobcopy. It has worked on every disk I have tried
(so far). However, all it does is strip the CSS and plop the vobs and
such on the harddrive (using -m). If you need to shrink to DVD-5 or
convert to another format then you will need some other tools.

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