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.dvd to .iso like it should be.
« on: August 30, 2007, 07:42:05 pm »
This is so aggravating.  Can someone please put a patch in or something that fixes this problem.  I have hundreds of DVD's that are in .iso form (which is a standard, right?) and having to rename them to .dvd is something that I should not have to do because then when I mount them with my XP laptop (work) I have to rename them back to .iso.  Can this please please be fixed ASAP!!  I love the product so far from what I have seen and it has come a long way.  Thanks!

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2007, 08:54:33 pm »
both .iso and .rar should be recognized, I agree

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2007, 12:23:04 am »
Here is a workaround for the .ISO issue:
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sudo find /home/public/data -iname "*.iso" -exec ln -sfv '{}' '{}.dvd' \;
That should create symlinks with an added .dvd extention under /home/public/data.

To safely remove these links (and leave the real .dvd files alone):
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sudo find /home/public/data -type l -iname "*.dvd" -exec rm -v '{}' \;

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2007, 01:59:51 pm »
Zaerc, I would suggest doing this for removal:

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sudo find /home/public/data -type l -iname "*.iso" -exec rm -v '{}.dvd' \;
just being a bit more paranoid :)

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2007, 03:14:24 pm »
Zaerc, I would suggest doing this for removal:

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sudo find /home/public/data -type l -iname "*.iso" -exec rm -v '{}.dvd' \;
just being a bit more paranoid :)

Paranoia is nice and all, but that's simply not going to work.  :-\
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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2007, 03:22:01 pm »
Zaerc, I would suggest doing this for removal:

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sudo find /home/public/data -type l -iname "*.iso" -exec rm -v '{}.dvd' \;
just being a bit more paranoid :)

Paranoia is nice and all, but that's simply not going to work.  :-\

ah, yes :) we need stripping, not appending there :) more complex shell command

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2007, 04:01:30 pm »
The problem is that this find command looks specificly for symbolic links only, which the *.iso files most likely are not.  Otherwise simply appending .dvd would be correct, as that is how they were made by the other command.
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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2007, 10:53:08 am »
The problem is that this find command looks specificly for symbolic links only, which the *.iso files most likely are not.  Otherwise simply appending .dvd would be correct, as that is how they were made by the other command.

the .dvd rips are just .iso's.... but with a different extension. .dvd's are readable by all software that can handle .iso's in our experience.
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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2007, 03:27:32 pm »
The problem is that this find command looks specificly for symbolic links only, which the *.iso files most likely are not.  Otherwise simply appending .dvd would be correct, as that is how they were made by the other command.

the .dvd rips are just .iso's.... but with a different extension. .dvd's are readable by all software that can handle .iso's in our experience.

Thanks, I was completely unaware of that...  ::)
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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2007, 05:25:15 am »
Thanks, I was completely unaware of that...  ::)

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Re: .dvd to .iso like it should be.
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2007, 05:39:45 pm »
Thank you all.  I just appended .dvd to my .iso files and lmce finds them. 

dvd files created by lmce ARE iso files.

so when you click on one in windows and exporer says 'type not found' just tell windows to use your favorite iso progam to play or browse the archive.

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