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DJSchmidty
May 9th, 2008, 10:54 PM
First off, I must say that after my first install and successful driver install, i am absolutely BLOWN AWAY WITH UBUNTU!! Absolutely fallen in love with this OS, its like discovering computers all over again, I will NEVER go back to windows...

Now then...

I'd like to make backups of my dvds, and i'm coming accross a problem. Some of these dvds like girls gone wild, and some music video dvds rip and copy just fine, but others like actual major motion pictures can't be read. I also notice that when I try to watch a dvd, the dvd appears to be playing back all jittered (Maybe a codec)

Dunno, but if anyone has any ideas, that'd be great..

-Future Ubuntu forum regular!!!!!!!!!:guitar:

scragar
May 9th, 2008, 10:56 PM
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats

it's all down to a libary used in copy protection ubuntu cannot legaly include by default for some reason, nice guide there.

stinger30au
May 10th, 2008, 12:19 AM
to copy portected dvds, follow this thread

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=781429