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0answers
19 views

How to use DVD+RW (UDF) both in windows and linux?

I have dvd+rw disk. I would like to create UDF file system on it to use with windows 7 (and newer) and gentoo both. How must I prepare media and what commands should use to mount it in linux? What I ...
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0answers
10 views

How to boot from a live cd / DVD or live USB-stick? [duplicate]

I like to know how I can boot from a live cd / DVD or live USB-stick? Is it possible to do that without going to BIOS? And do I have to partition my USB-stick for a live linux? Thanks
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2answers
48 views

Burn Windows 8 image to a DVD using linux

I dont know why, but when i try to boot Windows 8 install from flashdisk, i get stuck on logo, nothing else happens. So, i've got an idea, that will be better burn iso to a DVD. I tried to burn that ...
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2answers
56 views

Will backing up a game CD/DVD work like this?

I recently heard that CDs and DVDs "go bad" after extended periods of time. Initially this was a problem for me because I couldn't write boot disks for new Linux distributions (at least until I get ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Modify and copy DVD [duplicate]

I have a existing DVD (happens to be Windows 7), and I would like to copy it to another DVD. Before doing so, I would like to slightly modify the content by deleting a single file. I can either use ...
1
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2answers
149 views

How to figure out what device (if any) my DVD drive is assigned to in Debian GNU/Linux

I am running stock Debian Jessie and I would like to burn a DVD with xfburn. Problem is that xfburn can't see my DVD drive. e.g. it does not show up under as /dev/scd0 or any other (as far as I can ...
0
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1answer
182 views

DVD not found error while kickstart installation on RHEL 6.5/6.4

I want ks.cfg on dvd itself to keep everything at same place. Content of isolinux/isolinux.cfg label ks menu label ^Kickstart kernel vmlinuz append initrd=initrd.img ks=cdrom:/ks.cfg And ...
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0answers
16 views

bombono-dvd renders menus indefinitely

I'm trying to use bombono dvd authoring tool to create some DVDs. Unfortunately when I try to generate an image bombono gets to a point where it says 'rendering menu #3' and hangs there indefinitely. ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Is it possible to burn a Linux DVD on 2 CD discs?

I'm on windows 7 right now. Here's the situation, I'm trying to boot Linux mint Debian Cinnamon. It's too big to fit on 1 CD, and i don't have DVDs right now. I tried booting using usb but for some ...
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0answers
103 views

Linux - Fedora 19 - laptop - modular bay - swap devices

I would like to ask for help here as googling didn't really helped me. On my Laptop Dell Latitude E6420 I use my modular bay for two different devices - either a DVD burner or a Dell USB 3.0 module. ...
0
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1answer
232 views

Copying windows installation cd to iso on ubuntu

I saw from another post how to do this: by using cat cat /dev/s > /z/windows7.iso When I tried it it goes partially then gets cat /dev/sr0: Input/Output Error This happens at about 20% ...
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4answers
237 views

Can't make an iso of burned DVD-R

I've got problem while trying to open burned DVD-R, I even can't to make an iso image of it within dd - after making iso image, I've tried to mount them: mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt -o ...
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0answers
1k views

Linux Mint: some DVDs mount, others don't

So I have a computer I'm trying to turn into a media centre for the family. I installed Linux Mint 14 (which seems to be a bit all over the place if I'm honest, as most of the documentation for older ...
4
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1answer
321 views

how do I copy DVD with basic linux command to get iso no bigger than the original?

I'm trying to copy a SUSE 9 DVD using basic linux commands. The ultimate goal is to modify the DVD content before creating the new image. It works after a fashion except the new .iso is a bit larger ...
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4answers
5k views

How can I install Windows 7 without dvd or usb, on linux?

I have a different problem that I don't think can be solved but it's better to ask before loosing all hope. I currently run Crunchbang (Debian dist) and would like to install Windows 7 as well. ...
3
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1answer
277 views

Software for recombining two dvd iso's

I have two DVD's which I converted into two iso files. The problem I'm facing is that I need to combine the two DVD's into one, but I also need to cut out a part of one DVD. The question is if ...
5
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1answer
514 views

Ripping TV episodes from DVDs – how can I know which stream belongs to which episode?

I'm ripping DVDs using a series of calls like mplayer -dumpfile foo$i.vob -dumpstream dvd://$i and using lsdvd to list the available streams to rip. Here is an example command I wrote for this for ...
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votes
2answers
154 views

install GRUB onto a CD

I have got about 10 Linux installation ISOs. I want to put them all onto 1 CD/DVD, so that when the CD/DVD gets booted, it will give me a GRUB menu asking which Linux I want to install. How do I do ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Backing up DVDs on Linux

I'm trying to backup my DVD collection onto my Linux box. Usually dvdbackup or ddrescue work just fine. With some DVDs, however, dvdbackup and ddrescue fail, likely due to copy protections. I tried ...
2
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4answers
3k views

Which is faster, USB drive or DVD?

I am installing Linux (YDL) on my old Powerbook G4. Thinking only of speed, which would be faster to install it on: a Lexar JumpDrive TwistTurn 32GB USB flash drive, or a DVD (a CD hasn't got enough ...
2
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5answers
1k views

When using `dvdbackup`, is it true that 64GB DVDs exist?

I rip the DVDs that I own to my hard disk using a straight-up 1:1 copy, ie to an ISO image. This works great usually, but for this specific DVD that I'm presently trying to rip, I'm being told that ...
0
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1answer
839 views

How to split a 7 GB .VOB file for DVD authoring?

I have a 7 GB VOB file which I created from a DVD using ffmpeg dump to remove CSS protection (it is legal where I live to do so). Now, I want to create a DVD/.iso that will be understood by regular ...
0
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1answer
77 views

DVD-burner disappears when using grub

This is a rather annoying problem I have with Linux on my laptop. Whenever I install any Linux distro that relies on grub (which is about 99 % apparently) it will mess up my DVD-drive and the drive ...
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1answer
822 views

Why can't mplayer/libdvdcss/whatever play my DVDs?

To put it bluntly, mplayer is unable to correctly play video DVDs. It seems to correctly find the title and everything, but the picture is broken or not displayed at all, with messages like: a52: CRC ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Check DVD region code from command line

Is there a way to get DVD region code from command line (linux/ubuntu 9.10)? I want to script this action and store the region code (and other data about DVD) in a log. EDIT: I am looking for the ...
0
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1answer
116 views

How can I create a video DVD with multiple titles from a single-titled DVD?

I have an unencrypted DVD that is one big title, ie you cannot skip next / prev. What I want to do is reauthor the DVD with title at certain points, so that I can skip next / prev when watching it. ...
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1answer
684 views

Is there an equivalent for AnyDVD on Unix?

What would be the equivalent to AnyDVD on Unix (linux,*bsd etc)?
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4answers
530 views

High level command line program for burning CDs and DVDs?

I'm sick of screwing around trying to script a clean solution to burn multiple files and folders to CDs and DVDs with wodim, growisofs and genisoimage. I'm looking for a high level command line ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

What software/method can I use to make Matroska dump of DVD under Linux?

I have set of DVD disks. I'd like to rip them to .mkv files, but with all information - i.e. all subtitles, and all audio tracks. Is there any tool on Linux that I could use to do it? I found some ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Unable to mount DVDs on Gentoo

I'm unable to mount any dvd on my HP 6735s laptop running Gentoo (with combined stable (+) and testing (~) ebuilds). Here's everything that I can come up with: $uname -a Linux aiur 2.6.32.6-aiur-r5 ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I burn Xubuntu Live CD

I downloaded the 600+ MB Xubunto ISO. Burnt it to a DVD using Nero Burning Rom, as a Bootable DVD. My bootup sequence won't detect XUbuntu and still only detects windows on my Hard Drive even after ...
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6answers
7k views

What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs? [closed]

I'm thinking of backing up important CDs and DVDs by not simply copy-pasting the files from the CD or DVD, that's why i'd like to create ISO image files instead. What's a good app for that? It should ...
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2answers
685 views

Optical drive failing to mount, yet can be read from

I've had this problem for a while, but have only recently really tested what works and what doesn't, and it's frightfully confusing. Here's my drive situation (Sony Vaio FE890 running ArchLinux): ...
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8answers
6k views

Burn AVI file to DVD on Linux

What is the most streamlined process in Linux for getting a high quality .AVI file burned to DVD disk for playback on normal DVD players?
3
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2answers
6k views

Split MPEG video from command line?

I have a homemade DVD that I'm effectively trying to insert chapters into and rearrange - the original author burned it as one long chapter, and I'd like to rip it into smaller pieces and re-encode it ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I play a local DVD copy in “DVD mode” using Xine and/or Mplayer?

I have a local copy of entire DVD's VIDEO_TS directory. How can I use Xine or Mplayer to play it in a "DVD mode"? That means for me: that menus are recognized as such, I can select language and ...
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2answers
583 views

Scriptable DVD authoring solution for Linux? [closed]

I am currently using DVD Flick in Windows to author a DVD from a .vob video file in a manual process, i.e. setting up the project etc.. Now, I would like to do the same in Linux, i.e. author a DVD ...
3
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1answer
2k views

How can I fix Problems with interlaced video jerking/flicking when playedback on DVD players? (Mixing own DVD from raw footage)

I'm trying to make a DVD and the final DVD jerks when played on standalone DVD players. It seems to play fine on PCs. I think the problem may be to do with interlacing settings when rendering the ...
0
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3answers
946 views

DVD writer can not read blank DVDs, only written

I have a HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GH22NP20 DVD writer and I'm unable to read blank DVDs ( only Benq 16X DVD-R at hand ). Surprisingly enough, after I wrote some content on them with another drive I can read ...
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2answers
631 views

Backup Linux to DVD

I'm currently using Cedar Backup to backup my home directories, system config, etc to DVD+RW. It does, however, have limitations; backups can't exceed a single disk, restores are totally manual, etc. ...