Tool to convert a video DVD for YouTube uploading

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at
Thu Dec 26 13:19:29 UTC 2013

On 12/26/13 20:59, Paul Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko at> wrote:
>>> I have a video DVD with the following structure:
>>> $ dir
>>> $
>>> I would like to upload the video into YouTube. However, it seems that
>>> I have first to convert the video DVD to one of the formats accepted
>>> by YouTube. Could someone please direct me about how to achieve that
>>> in Fedora?
>> I have used dvdrip with success.
> Thanks, Frank, David and Ed. Unfortunately, I do not have access to
> the footage. I will follow Ed's advice. I guess dvirip is a
> command-line tool. To which format do you convert to? Do you recall
> the exact command?

It is actually a gui tool with many options.  I converted to avi.  It has been a while since I've last used it...but it may be able to do mp4 as well.

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