command line only cd and dvd ISO ripping ...

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Thu Jun 28 21:17:28 UTC 2007

On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 13:03:11 -0700 (PDT)
Gore Jarold <gore_jarold at> wrote:

> I see that there is a /usr/ports/multimedia/libdvdcss,
> but that is just a library - are there any command
> line utilities that incorporate libdvdcss that I can
> pipeline in a normal unix command to generate my
> desired DVD ISO ?

	dvdbackup will produce a decrypted mirror image of many DVDs which
can then be burnt with growisofs provided you use a large enough blank. You
will undoubtedly find some DVDs which produce read errors in the process
and cannot easily be mirrored - I know of no good solution for such DVDs.

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