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How do I make a playlist for a DVD with several tracks/films on it?

How do I make a playlist for a DVD with several tracks/films on it? I have a (children’s) DVD that consists of several short films. Here is a screenshot of the DVD’s own menu where you can select the short film you want to see: You can either watch from that menu, in which case …

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How to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0

How to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0 I want to create a virtual ISO file from /dev/sr0, without having to create an actual ISO file. The purpose is to share it to an Android device running VLC. Android/VLC is only able to open discs (with menu support, etc) as an ISO file. Asked …

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How to change name of DVD directory

How to change name of DVD directory I had K3b burn some data to a rewrite-able DVD. My file manager shows it as "K3b data project" I want to rename it to a sensible name like DVD_Disk. sudo mv ‘/media/andy/K3b data project’ DVD mv: cannot move ‘/media/andy/K3b data project’ to ‘DVD’: Device or resource busy …

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Make Startup Disk Does Not List DVD

Make Startup Disk Does Not List DVD I’ve made bootable Ubunbu disks many times but now the DVD writer does not appear in Startup Disk Creator in spite being mounted. I tried ejecting and letting it remount but to no avail. Any ideas or is there a different app that works better? I am running …

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Linux on old hppa c3000, dvd ide found..but not avaliable

Linux on old hppa c3000, dvd ide found..but not avaliable I run Debian SID on HPPA C3000, a very old workstation from HP. I have this problem, the ide cd-drom drive seems to be recognized, but no device created. The dvd is recognized: dmesg |grep -i dvd [ 34.066904] ata1.00: ATAPI: ATAPI DVD+RW 4X4X12, B1GY, …

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Set MakeMKV installed with snap to see optical drive

Set MakeMKV installed with snap to see optical drive Snap seemed to me the easiest way to install MakeMKV. I ended up with a program that starts but doesn’t react to the presence of a DVD. Trying to navigate manually to the drive, the /media folder is not seen. I have heard about snap programs …

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Why do Windows and Linux see different files on a DVD ROM?

Why do Windows and Linux see different files on a DVD ROM? I have a DVD ROM with some teaching resources on it (Headway Beginner’s English teaching teacher’s DVD). When I look at the DVD from a Ubuntu machine, I see one set of files (which includes a setup-linux file among other things, although that …

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How to try Ubuntu 18.04 Live Server?

How to try Ubuntu 18.04 Live Server? I downloaded an Ubuntu 18.04 Live Server ISO. I burned it onto a DVD-RW. I can boot from that DVD-RW. I press “tab” while booting as described here: If you act quickly enough, hitting the TAB key you will bring up the boot menu where you can choose …

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USB DVD drive mapped to wrong product

USB DVD drive mapped to wrong product I’m on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (dual boot w/ Windows) I picked up this external USB DVD writer, model ECD819-SU I have successfully plugged it in, burned a CD, and listened to the CD in the car, so at one point everything worked fine without doing anything special. Now …

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Where can I find libdvdread?

Where can I find libdvdread? I’m trying to install Bombono the DVD editing tool, and the readme tells me to build it with scons, only scons stops me with this warning: scons: Reading SConscript files … Creating new config file: config.opts Checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler … yes Checking whether we …

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Using MPV to play DVD movies

Using MPV to play DVD movies Beside VLC, very few dvd players have access to all DVD movie options, namely menus, and mpv is not one of them, but I use mpv to access external subtitles with DVDs and have started to appreciate very much this very simple and light and yet very capable player, …

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Fully access DVD movies menu structure: any alternative to VLC?

Fully access DVD movies menu structure: any alternative to VLC? I want to be able to just insert a DVD movie and be sure I’ll have full access to all its features. – Can this be done without VLC in Linux? VLC is maybe the best video player out-there and as far as I can …

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How do I get DVD menus in mplayer

How do I get DVD menus in mplayer I love mplayer, but I can’t figure out how to get the DVD menus working. I heard you need to type something like this: mplayer dvdnav:// but I don’t know what comes after that. Asked By: SupaKoopaTroopa64 || Source Assuming your mplayer has dvdnav support it’s – …

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Size difference between an iso file burnt to a cd and the file retrieved with dd

Size difference between an iso file burnt to a cd and the file retrieved with dd I have an iso file (foo.iso) that I burnt to a dvd with the command : growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/cdrom=foo.iso I then tried the command dd if=/dev/cdrom of=foo2.iso However, foo2.iso is larger by a few kB. What explains this …

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Burning a video file with non-standard aspect ratio to DVD

Burning a video file with non-standard aspect ratio to DVD A standard Unixy command line approach to burning a video file to DVD is as follows (assuming) # 1. First use ffmpeg to convert to an mpg file. ffmpeg -i input.m4v -target ntsc-dvd output.mpg # 2. now do the authoring dvdauthor –title -o dvd -f …

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why do people use "notrunc" when making an ISO from a DVD?

why do people use "notrunc" when making an ISO from a DVD? There are many articles on the web that describe a command-line to make an ISO image from a DVD-Video disc like this: dd if=/dev/sr0 of=mydvd.iso conv=noerror,sync,notrunc I’d like to uderstand why notrunc is necessary. From my knowledge, and from the man page for …

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Only MKV format available in HandBrake

Only MKV format available in HandBrake I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit. I have installed HandBrake rev5474 (i686), which I believe is the latest, and the Ubuntu Restricted Extras. I am able to play DVDs via VLC but when it comes to ripping them, so that I can back them up to my …

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Command line to burn DVD+R DL media on Linux?

Command line to burn DVD+R DL media on Linux? A Plextor PX-750A on a Linux system has made many DVD+R DL coasters while trying to burn an 8GB DVD .iso file with growisofs and the Schilling cdrecord program. I tried growisofs first: growisofs –version * growisofs by <appro@fy.chalmers.se>, version 7.0, front-ending to genisoimage: genisoimage 1.1.8 …

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