Questions relating to the burning of writable media including DVD/Blu-Ray

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How to burn a DVD which is playable in an external player?

I have several .dvd files which were created using OpenShot Video Editor. To export the videos from OpenShot, I used the DV-NTSC widescreen and DV-PAL Widescreen property. Can anyone tell me how I ...
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Unable to burn dvd-r on Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04

ran command sudo lshw -C disk output below -cdrom description: DVD-RAM writer product: CDDVDW TS-U633F vendor: TSSTcorp physical id: 0.0.0 bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0 ...
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how to burn cd with the CD/DVD creator

Is there some trick to burning a cd with the CD/DVD creator? I'm installing k3b because that's a known entity. What is this, and where is the "burn" button? Help just tells me this is Nautilus 3....
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How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files?

How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files? Right now it's demanding I only feed it WAVs, of all things.
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How do I make a bootable USB stick from an ISO image? I'm running Kubuntu 12.04

Why won't kb3 (in Kubuntu 12.04) recognize a USB drive and allow me to burn an ISO image to it? kb3 is the default iso burning application and it gets generally good reviews. But it pops up a dialog ...
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System failed Blu-ray burn, would not recognize any disc until reboot

I was burning a data Blu-ray disc last night using k3b and cdrecord on Kubuntu 14.04. The disc burned fine, but the second disc stalled. The drive spun up, but k3b never showed more than 0%. ...
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How to create backup CDs of my audio CD collection from the command line?

Using tools available to Xenial Xerus LTS how can I copy an audio CD to a backup CD using purely command line tools? AskUbuntu questions have the most part so far dealt with command line copying of ...
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Unable to burn blank dvd

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 I am using k3b as my default dvd burner When I insert any blank dvd I get the following error: unable to mount DVD-R Disc location is already mounted I tried with DVD which ...
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Ubuntu software for writing ISO image to SD card?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried a few different methods of writing an .ISO file I have to an SD card. Startup Disk Creator doesn't work ("not enough free space" error -- not true), ...
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Fast way to burn DVD-R (UDF)?

We could create ISO-9660 DVDs by piping mkisofs into cdrecord. For UDF, the procedure seems to be convoluted and slow. It creates a temporary blank 4GB file, then writes data into it, and only then ...
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What's the burn:/// thing - can it be used to burn a DVD?

I'm using 16.04 and Ubuntu Gnome with Nemo as my file manager. When I insert a blank DVD a Files (Nemo) window pops up blank with a URI of burn:///. I put some folders in here thinking I would then be ...
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how do I write an ISO file to disk under Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I downloaded Windows 7 Home Premium and want to burn the ISO image to DVD. I right click on the ISO file but "Write to Disk" does not come up. I am running Ubuntu 16.04. What do I do, please?
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problem installing ubuntu from LiveDVD: “Could not find a medium with live file system”

I've been trying for the past 3 days and am infuriated at all those failures. This makes 8 DVDs I've burned using a variety of methods, including those from the official Ubuntu page and nothing works. ...
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Burn DICOM-compatible CD

I have some images which are in the DCM file format (DICOM image file format). I want to burn them onto a CD disk with DICOM standards (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) using Ubuntu ...
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How do I burn a DVD with more than 3.8 GB data?

I use Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.8.3 and wodim / genisoimage 1.1.11, but the problem is on Ubuntu (with Brasero) and occurred in Oneiric as well. Whenever I try to burn more than 3.8GB (approaching the ...
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Can't burn cd's with Brasero, it doesn't see the cd

I was trying to burn an audio CD in Brasero in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit all it would do is let me burn an image file to the hard drive. It would report of having problems with detecting the CD I inserted. ...
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Kubuntu 14.04, K3B, burning group is missing / there's no burning group

I tried to burn a DVD with K3B (a data project) but have some problems. K3B does not detect an empty DVD. I burned a DVD using K3B like 3 days ago, and I did it with success. I don't know what ...
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Burning CD stuck at 100% Creating image checksum

Burning data CD using brasero get stuck at 100% and the dialog box only show Creating image checksum, empty progress bar, and a cancel button, and the disk is not spinning anymore in my cd writer. ...
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Burning CD or DVD always fails at 100%. Error 15. Input output error

I am using an external drive over USB. Burning Data-DVD/CD or burning an ISO-file on a DVD/CD is in process untill 100%. Then the tray is opened. The dialogue says, that the tray could not be opened....
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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Error while burning CD-R, check if it's burned correctly

I tried to write an .iso file on a CD-R, but I got an error in process. BraseroLibburn called brasero_job_set_current_action BraseroLibburn called brasero_job_get_session_output_size BraseroLibburn ...
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Can not get correct sha256sum hash for Kubuntu 15.10 DVD

I have downloaded the .iso file for Kubuntu-15.10.iso from the official site. I successfully verified the correct sha256sum hash of 9e5eb424eabfd9b2d193d8c34eca7b48ad944b90c0de0bdcbb638563c14c4d2b ...
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startup disk creator error “unable to mount blank DVD-R Disc location is already mounted”

My os is ubuntu 12.10 32 bit desktop. (Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6500 @ 2.93GHz × 2) . When trying to burn the lubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386.iso file on a blank DVD-R Disc, using the startup disk creator,...
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How do I make an ISO from a disc?

I have a disc here, and I need to take an ISO image of the disc. Is there a piece of software I can use to get the image from the disc, or does Ubuntu ship with one?
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How to burn or mount an ISO file?

I have downloaded an ISO file recently. How do I burn it to a CD or DVD or mount it?
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How to burn YouTube videos on a DVD

I have downloaded some YouTube videos. They have a .flv extension. I want to watch them on my TV with DVD. I burned them onto a DVD using Brasero and XfBurn, but my DVD recorder does not recognize ...
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How do I use Brasero to burn a movie in DVD format?

I have to present an assessment for my Uni course in the form of a DVD movie (so it can be played on a DVD player) but so far, Brasero doesn't seem to be doing it. For example, I left it for over an ...
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Acces to the “burn:///” directory from the terminal?

How can i acces the "burn:///" directory from the terminal on Xubuntu 14.04. Is there an integrated option to burn the whole content to the disk without open Xfburn (it doesn't show the "burn:///" ...
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Unable to mount blank DVD-R disc. Location is already mounted error?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in dual-boot with Linux Mint 17 (both 64bit) on a brand new Dell Inspiron N4050 i3 and I'm having a serious burning issue. Everytime I try to burn something I end up with a ...
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“How to burn a DVD on OS X” but DVD does not boot

I followed all the steps about hot to burn a DVD on OS X as in http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/burn-a-dvd-on-mac-osx but.. (after using the file ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso ) even that I ...
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64 bit Ubuntu on 32 bit windows xp by daemon tools

I am currently using a 32 bit processor with xp and wanna dual boot it with Ubuntu. Should I download 32 bit Ubuntu or 64 bit Ubuntu? I also wanted to ask if I can use daemon tools instead of burning ...
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Trying to burn ubuntu to dvd usisng vista [duplicate]

I don't want to make a mistake and waste a dvd. I have downloaded ubuntu and now I want to make a bootable dvd. How do I do it with windows vista?
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How to install lightscribe for CD burning?

If I want to install lightscribe for CD burning, how do I install it safely? How to use simply use it? How to install? How to use it? (simple, quick way)
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CD/DVD burner does not recognize any DVDs

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and it no longer recognizes DVDs, either commercial or recordable DVD+R. Cds read and write just fine. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Burn 1 to 1 copy of a DVD

I know that I can use Brasero to normally burn a DVD from an ISO. But here is my issue, I am backing up my DVD collection and when I use Brasero to rip a DVD I turn it into an ISO that is 7.0GB or ...
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How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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How to burn .raw file on USB?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to burn .raw file, its installation for OS X so it should be bootable. I need to burn it to my USB. How to do it?
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I need help trying to blank a cd

I am trying to blank a cd. Sorry in advance for bad formatting, first time user. Also, please ELI5 so I don't have any stupid problems. I first tried it with this code: umount /dev/cdrom cdrecord dev=...
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How to burn an ISO-image into a DVD on Ubuntu?

I have a Ubuntu image file (.iso) and I'd like to burn the image file into a DVD, is there any software for this purpose on Ubuntu?
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Brasero makes unusable DVD's

Brasero is fond of writing .md5 CRC files on the DVD. Most DVD players are allergic to stray files and refuse to play DVD's with .md5 files written on them Why on earth does Brasero do this and how ...
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ISO writing to USB doesn't seem to work, how come?

I've been trying several times to burn an ISO file to my USB, even with Unetbootin, on Ubuntu it doesn't seem to work at all, how come when I download the software that it suggests me to use, and it ...
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Slow dvd burning/reading speeds

I have a problem on which I'm struggling since i started using linux a year ago on my desktop, but still haven't found a solution for it. When reading or burning a dvd, the speeds are very slow (...
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How to fix “Power calibration error” when trying to burn DVD?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is not being able to burn any file to a DVD. Every time I try to burn anything, it shows an error window and gives this error while burning: scsi error on write(786,16):[3 73 03] ...
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Issues burning .iso images with 14.r04 Trusty Tahr

Hello to the people of Ubuntu Universe! I am having tremendous difficulty burning .iso images on 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I have used Brasero, K3B, and/or XFburn. I have tried just about everything gui ...
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13.10 image burn issue

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit release to burn to a DVD on my Windows 7 machine, and then install on an old XP machine. I am having trouble writing the image to a DVD with this error: The disc ...
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Can/How to burn a .flac to an audio cd

This is a two part question. Can I burn .flac to audio cds? this might seem silly, but I was an early adopter of mp3 players. Think several years before Ipods. I never really had the need to burn ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit iso file can't be written on DVD-R (from Windows)

I have downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. When I try and write the ISO with Windows to a DVD-R disk, it returns an error (Microsoft Error Code 0XC0AA0301): I can write other kind of ...
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xbox burner to backup my xbox360 games isnt recognizing game in dvd drive right?ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to use xbox burner to backup make backup copies of my sons Xbox games in case he scratched one up. When I put the game in all I see is an audio file and video file in the media folder. ...
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Error found in 1 file?

I recently downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 64bit standard PC disc image ISO version. I tried to burn this image using xfburn to cd and dvd, but when i check the disc for defects in the lubuntu boot main ...
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Can Linux-burned Installers boot on iMacs?

I know a version of this question has been answered concerning Windows, but I'm looking to burn a Linux installer.iso within Ubuntu on a PC, then boot the installer on my 2006 Intel iMac. The reason ...