convert dvd for smartphone.

Carlo Vanini silhusk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 11:48:27 UTC 2012


On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Marcelo Magno T. Sales
<mmtsales at gmail.com> wrote:
> Em quinta-feira 12 abril 2012, Paul Stear escreveu:
>> On Wednesday 11 Apr 2012 17:06:28 Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote:
>> > Em quarta-feira 11 abril 2012, Paul Stear escreveu:
>> > > Hi,
>> > > How do you convert a copy protected DVD so that iy can be watched
>> > > on a smartphone?
>> > >
>> > > thanks
>> > > Paul
>> >
>> > Handbrake is great for that. It comes with some preset profiles for
>> > several devices and you can create new profiles from scratch,
>> > specifying all parameters by yourself, or copying one of those
>> > that come with it and modifying them as needed.
>> > It allows you to create mp4 files with several audio tracks and
>> > subtitles (although not always will be easy so find softwares for
>> > mobile devices that allow you to choose audio tracks or subtitles)
>> > or you can just burn the subtitles in the video, if you need them.
>> > Very easy to use.
>>
>> I have added sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases
>> and then did ---
>> sudo apt-get install handbrake
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> Package handbrake is not available, but is referred to by another
>> package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been
>> obsoleted, or is only available from another source
>>
>> E: Package 'handbrake' has no installation candidate
>>
>> Any ideas?
>> Paul
>
> I think that the package name is handbrake-gtk. Try using:
> dpkg-query -l handbrake*
> to confirm this.
>
> []'s
> Marcelo
>

you might also need to
apt-get update
before doing apt-get install

hth,
Carlo



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