How To Rip DVD’s Using VLC and HandBrake on Windows

Introduction Handbrake for converting video files. But when working with it on Windows you had to get a program called DVD43 that would unlock your DVD so you could make a backup of the video. The only problem is that it doesn’t work in Windows 7 + 8 64-Bit or other 64-Bit Windows. I have found that Handbrake and VLC’s libdvdcss will make this to work and here is how. Step 1 – Download... read more

How To Enable Encrypted DVD Playback Fedora 18

Just installed Fedora 18 and can’t wait to watch Starship Troopers or Matrix? Well no worries here, just need to install a few packages. First we need to install libdvdnav and libdvdread which will allow us to play non-encrypted DVD’s. $ sudo yum install libdvdread libdvdnav To read encrypted DVD’s we need libdvdcss2, which in this case is available from atrpms. For 32-bit systems: $... read more