Different ways to rip dvd's in ubuntu

dvdrip

dvdrip is a Perl application which provides a GUI.

sudo apt-get -y install dvdrip

Now we create an application launcher to add dvdrip to main menu.

Execute following command to create a new application launcher file.

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/dvdrip.desktop

Enter following contents into launcher file save and close the file.

[Desktop Entry]
Name=dvd::rip
Comment=dvd::rip
Exec=dvdrip
Icon=/usr/share/perl5/Video/DVDRip/icon.xpm
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;AudioVideo;

k9copy

Use following command to install k9copy.

sudo apt-get -y install k9copy

k9copy compresses the larger video files to make them fit on standard DVD of size 4.7GB. Allows you to create ISO images from DVDs. Allows you to choose whether to rip subtitle and audio tracks. Allows you to preserve original DVD menus.