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When I use Brasero to write disks, it seems the recording occurs flawless, but, the disk is unreadable.

Xfburn is working well, but Brasero not. I would like to use Brasero, but it makes me waste disks.

Has someone seen this before?

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Is there anybody else here facing problems with Brasero or it's just me? – MidnightHunter Oct 20 '11 at 2:23
Hi. I've the same problem. I lost two DVDs and I don't understand what is occurring. – Brallan Aguilar Jan 3 '12 at 21:21

I've got it.

I had the same problem as MidnightHunter burning cd's. Try to disable the first option at the burning menu; something like "Burn disk image directly without save it" (My software is in Spanish, so maybe these aren't the correct words)

A picture is better than a million words

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Yes, it's a known bug - just don't check the "burn on the fly" option. See

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You might have to install the plugin dvdauthor from the Ubuntu Software Center for your dvd to work. I hope this is the answer to your problem.

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Dvdauthor is installed and Brasero keeps not recording as it would do. – MidnightHunter Oct 18 '11 at 4:42

I also have this problem with DVD-RWs. Sometimes Brasero creates readable disks and sometimes (although the write completes successfully) it creates coasters (ok, a bit carried away: RWs are in fact reusable).

I've written a script as a workaround to burn a directory of files to DVD-RW. It combines genisoimage and wodim.

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