[SATLUG] linux multimedia tools

Jonathan Hull masterr at gmail.com
Sat Dec 8 08:40:11 CST 2007


I use dvdshrink in Wine, but I'm sure there is a better way.

On 12/7/07, luis Garza <luis at luisgarza.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Hull wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> OK.  I'll bite ... How do you shrink the DVD?
>
>
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