Sony Camcorder on Ubuntu

Chaman Singh Verma csv610 at
Tue Nov 11 17:57:35 UTC 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 9:52 PM, Rashkae <ubuntu at> wrote:

> Chaman Singh Verma wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have Sony Camcorder with Small DVD as storage. How Can I see recorded
> > movies on my
> > desktop running Ubuntu. I tried both Mplayer and other movie player, but
> it
> > seems that they
> > don't understand the Sony DVD format. Any idea ?
> >
> > csv
> >
> >
> This won't help your current situation, but for future ref.
> When you blank the disc on the camcorder, you should have the choice of
> formatting to allow edits or standard DVD format.  Choose the standard
> DVD format.  That way, you can simply make a copy of the DVD to work on
> any standard DVD player.  (and you can still extract the videos if you
> then want to put them through video editing software on PC's)
> Also, make sure you finalize the disc before removing from your camera.
> As for your current dvd, try mounting the disc so you can see the file
> system and see if mplayer can play any of the actual video files
> contained therein, they should work.  Unfortunately, I don't remember
> enough about the disc format to tell you what file names to look for.
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Unfortuntely I don't see any files after mounting. But the DVD works fine
with Camcorder.

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