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Re: Problems ripping DVDs I legally own to my media server

On 01/03/2010 08:29 PM, Thomas Cameron wrote:
All -

To make clear - I am only doing this with DVDs I legally own. I am not
pirating, I am just trying to get all my DVDs onto a media server I am
building instead of having them strewn all over the entertainment center.

Specifically, I tried to rip Transformers 2 Revenge of the Fallen. It
apparently has some new copy protection scheme where it reports that it
is 80 gigs, and every method I tried to decrypt them under Linux failed.

I wound up having to fire up my dusty old Windows box and use Ideal DVD
Copy to rip them successfully (http://tinyurl.com/yg8269g).

What, if anything, are you using to make legit backups of your newer,
copy-protected DVDs under Linux?

Newest thing I have is Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Copied fine with F11 and K3B 1.0.5. I haven't seen anything about any new copy protection schemes.

Maybe you should post what you actually used to rip and the version numbers.



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