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I upgraded my Ubuntu to the latest 12.10 through the software update, and it updated fine.

Now when I try to burn Cd's, it seems like it can not read the blank disc.

I'm using K3B. Before the update it was fine, any suggestions?

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It seems that Gnome automounts blank CDs and automatically formats them. I do not know how to disable this, but here is a work around : use KDE !

  1. install KDE :

    sudo apt-get install kde-plasma-desktop libk3b6-extracodecs

  2. logout

  3. select KDE
  4. login again
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Its not related to Gnome or KDE. Rather to some configuration issues.. One must not switch the Desktop environment for these kinds of issues unless he want to give it a try. switching to KDE won't help ! – Z9iT Dec 18 '12 at 7:06

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