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i want to take a mpeg and turn it into a m2v file and wav for sound

what can i use to get the file encoded in linux ?

I use tmpgenc for windows Can i use this for linux too ?
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Have a look here they cover this topic pretty well.

http://mjpeg.sourceforge.net/
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Always start here for linux video resources:

http://www.exploits.org/v4l/

To do what you want you need to start here with mjpeg:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/mjpeg

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As for tmpgenc, it can be run under wine!...******BUT****** only the bits that relate to file access.

http://www.winehq.com/

....well at least it can be made to install - I haven't really exercised it yet...I wouldn't expect it to be able to cope with any DVDs or anything else that requires any form of device driver.

HTH:)
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..oops - someone else already posted mjpeg.....sorry - however the other site has a number of other useful links.
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ok i dont see where to download can you post an exact link to the file

i downloaded mjpeg rpm installed it but nothing to run or i mean im not sure what to run
please help
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Here's the Link to The Download Page

https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=5776

Believe you need the mjpegtools 1.6.2 which is this link

http://unc.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mjpeg/mjpegtools-1.6.2-1.i386.rpm

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