dvdbackup - tool to rip DVD's from the command line

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name dvdbackup
Package version 0.4.2
Package release 4build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 233 B
Download size 40.90 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
dvdbackup will extract all (or optionally only selected) titles as found
on the dvd.  It will structure the extracted files in a format suitable for
burning at a later time with genisoimage and dvdrecord.  Has the advantage of
being very easy to use, small, and fast.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dvdbackup_0.4.2-4build1_i386.deb 0.4.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
dvdbackup - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libdvdread4 >= 4.1.3-4~


Type URL
Binary Package dvdbackup_0.4.2-4build1_amd64.deb
Source Package dvdbackup

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dvdbackup deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dvdbackup




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <rbalint@ubuntu.com>
dvdbackup (0.4.2-4build1) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
2013-07-04 - Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.4.2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* remove-path_max-limitation.patch: Remove PATH_MAX limitation to fix build
failure on Debian GNU/Hurd.
2013-06-29 - Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.4.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* ignore-automake-warnings.patch: Do not treat automake warnings as errors.
Gettext caused a warning with automake 1.13. (Closes: #713293)
2013-02-27 - Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.4.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Run autoreconf to update autotools helper files.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes needed).
* Use current canonical URI for VCS-* fields.
2012-06-24 - Benjamin Drung <bdrung@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.4.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Print the correct vob file name in which the read error happens.
Thanks to Kolja Nowak for the patch. (Closes: #585560, LP: #648752)
* Update my email address.
* Move from Subversion to Git.
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes needed).
* Switch from cdbs to dh 9.
* Update machine-readable copyright file to version 1.0 of the specification.
2009-06-09 - Benjamin Drung <bdrung@ubuntu.com>
dvdbackup (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release
+ Fixes offset bug, which results in wrong .vob files (Closes: #529073).
+ German translation; thanks to Chris Leick (Closes: #531568).
+ Fixes grammatical errors (Closes: #530708).
* debian/control:
- Update my e-mail address.
- Use longer description for dvdbackup-dbg.
* debian/copyright: Refer to GPL-3 instead of versionless GPL.
* Switch to debhelper 7.
* Update debian/copyright to Debian Enhancement Proposals 5.
2009-03-27 - Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Benjamin Drung ]
* New upstream version
* debian/control:
- Update Debian Standards-Version to 3.8.1
- Add Homepage and Vcs-{Browser,Svn} fields
- Add myself to Uploaders
- Add cdbs to Build-Depends
- Add ${misc:Depends} to Depends
- Build-Depends on newer libdvdread-dev (Closes: #516825)
- dvdbackup-dev needs to depend on same version of dvdbackup
- Adjust section to the new sections in Debian
* Add newline to the end of debian/watch
* debian/rules: Switch to cdbs (Closes: #506600)
* debian/dvdbackup.{dirs,docs,manpages}: Removed
* debian/dvdbackup.install: Updated for cdbs
* debian/copyright: Updated year and corrected link to GPL
[ Stephen Gran ]
* Prep for release
2008-04-01 - Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Pass CFLAGS to build system, don't override them
2008-03-11 - Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* Mandatory switches are now gone (closes: #469337, #470049)
* Update debian/copyright to reflect new upstream
* Update debian/rules to reflect new build system
2008-03-03 - Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org>
dvdbackup (0.1.1-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Output an error message when DVDOpen fails (closes: #464520)

See Also

Package Description
dvdisaster-doc_0.79.5-5_all.deb data loss/scratch/aging protection for CD/DVD media (documentation)
dvdisaster_0.79.5-5_amd64.deb data loss/scratch/aging protection for CD/DVD media
dvdrip-utils_0.98.11-0ubuntu8_amd64.deb perl front end for transcode and ffmpeg (tools)
dvdtape_1.6-2build1_amd64.deb Create DVD master filesystems on DLT media
dvgrab_3.5+git20160707.1.e46042e-1_amd64.deb grab digital video data via IEEE1394 and USB links
dvhtool_1.0.1-5build1_amd64.deb Manipulate the volume header on sgi partition layouts
dvi2dvi_2.0alpha-10_amd64.deb Tweak DVI files
dvi2ps-fontdata-a2n_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data to convert pTeX's dvi file to jTeX's dvi file
dvi2ps-fontdata-ja_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data for dvi2ps-j and dvi2dvi
dvi2ps-fontdata-n2a_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data to convert jTeX dvi file to pTeX dvi file
dvi2ps-fontdata-ptexfake_1.0.1-3_all.deb Fake pTeX TFM files
dvi2ps-fontdata-rsp_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data of RICOH SP10 printer
dvi2ps-fontdata-tbank_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data of Typebank font
dvi2ps-fontdata-three_1.0.1-3_all.deb Font data of Adobe Japanese fonts (futomin, futogo, jun101)
dvi2ps-fontdesc-morisawa5_0.5_all.deb fontdesc files of dvi2ps for Morisawa Basic-5 type faces