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Inserting a blank dvd does not pop up the autoplay. Search in dash or ubuntu software centre does not match anything called CD / DVD Creator.

I tried Brasero but it crashes.

I'm just trying to burn an .avi file

Here it is on the web

https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/lucid/nautilus-cd-burner/

but can't find it on my system.

Windows burned the disk fine. Back in Ubuntu I can use the Send To method and this time when I insert the blank disc I get "Unable to mount blank DVD R disk, location is already mounted" error and a DVDR icon in the launcher. Ignoring the error I can get to the CD/DVD Creator... and it works now?! Thanks for your help still not sure why it's so temperamental.

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Does the blank dvd's and cd's work in windows –  krishna kaanthh Oct 8 '13 at 13:23
    
techdrivein.com/2011/03/… lists GnomeBaker, k3b and other burner apps. You may consider one of those. –  K7AAY Oct 8 '13 at 18:38

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The way i use the nautilus cd/dvd burner is quite easy.

  • Select files and folders that you want to write to disc in nautilus.
  • Right-click those selected files/folders to get the context menu to appear.
  • In the contextual menu choose "Send to... " .
  • When the "Send to.." box appears,choose "cd/dvd creator" as the destination.
  • Also choose new cd/dvd right below and remove the check from the compression checkbox.
  • Press the send button.
  • You will now see a new window with the selected items, you can change the title and add or remove items to write to disc.
  • When you are ready to write the disc, just press write to disc button.
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@leep does this answer work for your situation ? –  marc-andre benoit Oct 18 '13 at 14:42

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