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by crouton
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: MakeMKV for Linux
Topic: Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable
Replies: 4
Views: 5562

Re: Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable

Question: Are you building MakeMKV, or using one of the "packaged" versions? Another user was commenting that the snap package was not getting permission to read removable media, and that editing its permissions made it work. This work-around seems similar. No, not using a snapd package. Building i...
by crouton
Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: MakeMKV for Linux
Topic: Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable
Replies: 4
Views: 5562

Re: Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable

Why do you need to do this? I can rip using a DVD with no issues. Right. There seem to be a lot of issues using external USB DVD drives. In my case, if I don't do this first, I can't rip the DVD. I cannot tell you why this works, but it does. Whenever I open MakeMKV, it says, "Cannot find usable op...
by crouton
Thu Nov 19, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: MakeMKV for Linux
Topic: Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable
Replies: 4
Views: 5562

Simple hack makes USB DVD drive usable

Summary: Before attempting to rip a DVD with MakeMKV, first point mplayer at the link to the main video at ../VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_0.IFO and watch several seconds of the video. Example: Suppose my user name is foo, and the disk name is FE_FI_FO_FUM. Insert the DVD into the USB drive and wait for it to au...