add files to existing growable DVD using growisofs

growisofs -M /dev/dvd -J -r "directory name with files to add to DVD"
replace "directory name with files to add to DVD" with actual directory containing files you want to add to growable DVD

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By: vleolml
2009-05-11 12:44:32

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    growisofs -Z /dev/dvd -J -r "directory name to burn on DVD"
    vleolml · 2009-05-11 12:42:18 0
  • This is the fastest way to burn a DVD-Video from the command line. Dependencies: libav-tools dvdauthor growisofs The first command: avconv -i input.avi -target pal-dvd dvd.mpg converts any given video file avconv can handle into MPEG2-PS (6 Mbit/s) with AC3 audio (448 kbit/s). If your distribution is not up to date, just use ffmpeg - the syntax is the same. Hint: If you want to create an NTSC DVD, type ntsc-dvd instead ;-) The second command: echo PAL > ~/.config/video_format sets PAL as your default video format. This is a workaround for an old dvdauthor bug. If you want NTSC, guess what? Type NTSC instead! The third command: dvdauthor -o dvd/ -t dvd.mpg creates .VOB files and adds them to the dvd/ folder. You don't have to create this folder yourself. You can add as many titles as you like, just keep in mind that there's a maximum of 4482 MiB (4.37 GiB) for normal DVDs. The fourth command: dvdauthor -o dvd/ -T finishes the DVD-Video. Now you can burn your DVD using growisofs: growisofs -Z /dev/dvd -dvd-video dvd/ Sources: manpages http://tuxicity.wordpress.com/2006/12/01/avi-to-dvd-with-ffmpeg-and-dvdauthor/


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    avconv -i input.avi -target pal-dvd dvd.mpg && echo PAL > ~/.config/video_format && dvdauthor -o dvd/ -t dvd.mpg && dvdauthor -o dvd/ -T && growisofs -Z /dev/dvd -dvd-video dvd/
    ppq · 2012-09-09 20:56:54 0
  • -n: dereference the existing link -v: (optional) to be sure of what is being done -f: force the deletion of the existing one -s: creates a symlink Be careful: the destination can also be a file or a directory and it will be overwritten.


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    ln -nvfs /source /destination
    daniele · 2010-11-28 17:22:37 0
  • Warn: use convmv or detox if you can: they are the right tools. But if you want to do it manually, you can use this command to find the problematic files and transliterate their accented characters to their ascii equivalent. (Useful when doing cd backup: growisofs may fail on files which come from the old iso8859-* days.)


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    LANG=fr_FR.iso8859-1 find . -name '*['$'\xe9'$'\xea'$'\xeb'$'\xc9'']*'|while read f; do a="$(echo $f|iconv -f iso8859-1 -t ascii//TRANSLIT)"; echo "move $f => $a"; done
    gibboris · 2011-04-06 17:03:31 0

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Nice tip. Under debian/ubuntu, growisofs is part of the 'dvd+rw-tools' package.
bwoodacre · 475 weeks and 3 days ago

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