[sf-lug] Ok, dumb question guys...
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Aug 28 15:12:23 PDT 2006
Quoting Bill Kendrick (nbs at sonic.net):
> Haven't looked at Ross's stuff, but a while back LUGOD had a couple of
> talks on DVD authoring with Linux:
> "DVD Authoring with Linux"
> by Kyle Rankin (author of /Linux Multimedia Hacks/ from O'Reilly)
> "Digital Video and Linux"
> by Doub Barbieri
> http://www.lugod.org/presentations/dv_talk.sxi [openoffice.org 1.x impress]
I like both Kyle and Doug's slide shows / outlines -- but it's useful to
have a slightly more detailed write-up too. (Note: Kyle's
recommendation to "use k3b" is all very well, but implies an actual
DVD-burning tool that k3b's been configured to use.)
Basically, Ross had a whole lot of video on a Series 1 TiVo, a Dazzle
video A/D converter box borrowed from my wife, and the motivation to
save money by using Linux and a cheap Duron box. ;-> Like Doug, Ross
found Kino to be the right tool for capture, editing, and conversion to
MPEG. For the messy bit, creating a properly populated DVD file tree,
Ross came up with some _simple_ dvdauthor incantations. Then, he
outlines the obvious last steps with mkisofs and dvdrecord.
It's a pretty effect walk-through: Since Ross is an old Mac-head, he
wanted to make things as easy as possible for those following in his
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