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Re: [vox-tech] backing up DVDs (was Re: [vox] fair use / DVD questions)
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Re: [vox-tech] backing up DVDs (was Re: [vox] fair use / DVD questions)

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 11:50:48AM -0700, Jonathan Stickel wrote:
> Not too long ago I acquired a Sony DVD+/-RW drive and looked into 
> 'backing up' a purchased DVD onto DVD5 media.  The best resource I found 
> was:
> http://www.doom9.org/
> Unfortunately, the software is all for windows.  I did find a some stuff 
> for linux (dvd::rip) that would rip the DVD to a hardrive and transcode 
> to something that fits on a CD (VCD, AVI, etc.), but I had no luck 
> converting the title VOBs to something usable that would burn to a DVD5.
> In addition, I had no success buring DVD+R/RW media in linux using 
> dvd+rw-tools.  I have not yet tried dvd-record with DVD-R/RW media.
> Anyone have a positive experience backing up DVDs in linux?  writing 
> DVD+ media in linux?

Yes, in fact, I have. I did use the dvd+rw-tools and successfully burned
DVD-Rs and RWs. What sort of problems did you experience?

> Jonathan
> p@dirac.org wrote:
> >has any company or organization challenged the right for the public to
> >make backup copies of their own commercially purchased DVD's?
> >
> >are there any affordable home consumer DVD writers that can write to
> >DVD9 (single side, double layer, ~9GB) disks?
> >
> >pete
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> >
> >
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R. Douglas Barbieri

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