Backup an entire DVD with dvdbackup (no transcoding)

I had to hunt quite a bit to find a utility that would let me back up an entire DVD in its original format. My only goal is to back the DVD up onto the hard drive. I’m not interested in transcoding, or playing it on my iPod. dvdbackup is available in the ubuntu repository. The man page shows how to back up a DVD. In its simplest form, the command line looks something like this:

dvdbackup -i /dev/scd0 -M -o outdir

Where /dev/scd0 is the DVD device, -M says full backup, and -o points to the output directory.

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