mjpegtools package includes many tools for handling MPEG2 files:
- mplex is the great MPEG2 muxer, one of the best among open source programs
- mpeg2enc is MPEG2 encoder
- png2yuv is a video stream maker from still images
- and many others
xine is a free multimedia player. And it is the best player for DVD under Linux (IMHO). I suggest to check every your DVD authoring before burning it:
or use totem with xine as backend 1
Bombono DVD at MajorGeeks.com - The Few, The Proud, The Geeks.