How do I unite cd1 to cd2? Is Kino the tool?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Jan 15 07:45:32 UTC 2009

2009/1/15 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at>:
> I downloaded a movie that is in two parts called cd1 and cd2.  Can I unite the
> two into one file and seemlessly join them?  I have Kino in my Kmenu, but I
> have never used it.  When I went to the Kino site, it appeared that Kino
> would be able to join two .avi files, but I can't find instructions how to
> accomplish this.  Using Keno, I located the movie I want to join, and clicked
> on the cd1.  A window came on the screen Titled Kino Import.  the following
> was on the window:  'Importing...(this might take a while)'.  There is a box
> that looks like it may contain a progress bar, however it has been open a
> long time without even showing a starting progress.  Is there a way to see if
> it is actually importing anything?  Thanks for any help.
> Steven

Most video files can be combined with cat:

$ cat file1.avi file2.avi > combined.avi

Dotan Cohen


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