copy dvd to iso

Thierry de Coulon tcoulon at
Wed Oct 13 04:49:33 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 12 October 2010, Brian Hazelton wrote:
> Hey,
> I read somewhere that you can copy a dvd to an iso image for backup
> purposes with ubuntu, I have the menu option but it is greyed out. Can
> anyone tell me if i need a certain package or if it is because the dvd
> can somehow disable the feature? I would just like to know why I cant
> copy it?

I installed DVD95 yesterday from the Ubuntu or Medibuntu repositories (shrinks 
a DVD 9GB to a DVD 5GB) and it did create an iso. I did not have time to 
check if the iso is good yet.


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