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    DVD to AVI converter

    I need a program to convert my DVD collection into AVI files so I can store them on my hard disk. I did a search of the forum and found some vague references to dvd::rip, will this work? I'm using Ubuntu 5.10.



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    Linux User truoc444's Avatar
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    dvd::rip is a frontend for mencoder if i'm not mistaken. it works really well just takes about 8 hours per dvd on my Xeon 2.4 ghz with 1GB RAM
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    Linux Guru antidrugue's Avatar
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    Dvd::rip (mainly a GUI for "transcode"), and --my favorite-- "Acidrip" (a GUI for "MEncoder").

    They both work really nice, but acidrip is a lot simpler.
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    acidrip, thats perfect. Thanks again!


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