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Re: [SLE] Copying DVD.
  • From: Peter B Van Campen <peterb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 13:58:42 -0600
  • Message-id: <200502091358.42644.peterb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 05 February 2005 5:45 pm, Sunny wrote:
> On Saturday 05 February 2005 12:47, Fred A. Miller wrote:
> > I've had no problems making double density discs (DVD+R DL) with
> > K3b.....like the SUSE DVD shipped with 9.2. But, I'd like to be
> > able to archive SOME of our DVD movies......not all, but some. Will
> > K3b do that, or do I have a DRM problem like with MickySoft
> > software?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Fred
> >
> > --
> > The only bug free software from MickySoft is still shrink-wrapped
> > in their warehouse..."
>
> You will need something like dvdbackup first to copy the dvd to your
> hard disk, and then using k3b you can write it back.
>
> If these are dvds you have purchased, most probably they are
> encrypted, so you will need libdvdcss as well for the dvdbackup to
> successfully copy the content.
>
> Please, note that in some contries it may be illegal, so check your
> local laws.
>
Hi Sunny,

I noticed there is a freeware utility that provides the ability to
breate a 'backup' DVD copy on WinXP. It is called "DVDShrink" and it is
at http://dvdshrink.org

Might we expect a linux version?

PeterB

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