Linux.com: Convert Any Video File to DVD with Open Source Tools

“You’ve just downloaded the new episode of your favorite video
podcast, and you’d like to watch it on your big-screen TV.
Unfortunately, the video is encoded in XviD or QuickTime format,
which your DVD player doesn’t support. Don’t worry–here’s how you
can convert any video file to DVD using dvdauthor and MPlayer.

“Packages for both programs are available for most Linux
distributions and BSDs, so you can install them on your favorite OS