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Dump dvd from a different machine onto this one.

Terminal - Dump dvd from a different machine onto this one.
ssh [email protected]_A dd if=/dev/dvd0 > dvddump.iso
2009-09-11 18:08:36
User: kamathln
Functions: dd ssh
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Dump dvd from a different machine onto this one.

You can use this to directly dump from machine A (with dvd drive) to machine B (without dvd drive) . I used this to copy dvd using my friend's machine to my netbook. Above command is to be issued on machine B.

Advantages :

1) No wasting time dumping first to machine A and then copying to Machine B.

2) You dont need to use space on Machine A. In fact, this will work even when Machine A doesnt have enough hdd space to dump the DVD.

Use -C ssh option on slow networks (enables compression).

you can replace "dd if=/dev/dvd" with any ripping command as long as it spews the iso to stdout.

Alternatives

There are 4 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

Know a better way?

If you can do better, submit your command here.

What others think

dd works for this, but if you readom (read optical media) then you get error correction as well. readom/wodim come from the 'wodim' package in debian/ubuntu. http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/1396

Comment by bwoodacre 362 weeks and 5 days ago

Yes. This command was given to more represent the idea than just the example. You can use any good optical media dumper that gives the iso/raw data on stdout.

Comment by kamathln 362 weeks and 4 days ago

My point is that eventually someone will take the idea posed by your command and paste it verbatim into a terminal, so why not use readom?

Comment by bwoodacre 362 weeks and 4 days ago

bwoodacre : commandlinefu.com has such a nice concept of "submitting an alternative". please use that :-)

Comment by kamathln 362 weeks and 4 days ago

I prefer to make constructive comments. :-)

Comment by bwoodacre 362 weeks and 4 days ago

Your point of view

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