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

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Jan 15 16:41:51 UTC 2009

2009/1/15 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at>:
> Hi Dotan,
> Great to hear from you
>> Most video files can be combined with cat:
>> $ cat file1.avi file2.avi > combined.avi
> If I understand you correctly, I would type into the Konsole the following:
> cat /media/sda7/O Jerusalem I O Jerusalem II > combined.avi
> Dotan, these files were named before I got help from the 'List'.  They are not
> named with the .avi file identifier, however. they are .avi files.  I can't
> remember for sure, but I think they were called something like OJerusalem
> Cd1.avi or something like that.  I changed the names of the files so long
> ago, I cannot remember.  But when I open the sda7 partition, the movies
> within are listed just like their title would appear on the movie screen.
> Do I have to rename them and include '.avi' to join them?  And once joined, do
> I rename the new file just 'O Jerusalem'?  I am amazed you fellows can
> understand my complicated jibberish I have to write.  When I didn't have
> help, I just made things work so that I could understand them.

You will need to enclose the filenames in quotes, like this:
$ cd /media/sda7/
$ cat "O Jerusalem I" "O Jerusalem II" > "O Jerusalem"

Fro a technical standpoint, the filenames do not have to end in .avi,
although convention means that they should. Also, sometimes spaces in
filenames complicates things slightly, as seen here with the need for

Dotan Cohen


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