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

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Cannot burn iso image to DVD using any burner

I tried to burn iso image to DVD using my Laptops DVD writer, but I am unable to do so. I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and have used brasero, gnomebaker and acetoneiso burner. All of these burner throws the ...
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Trying to burn video on disc

I am trying to 'drop' my video (from 'downloads') into the left panel of the disk utility. It will not drop. Why?
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How to burn an ISO-image with root access only?

I would like to know how can I burn an ISO-image file in a directory (inside another partition) that I can only read with root permission using sudo. There is no left room, I cannot copy, move or ...
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burning install cd, do not have permission to use drive

when burning the ubuntu install disc, as it's finalizing, I get an error message stating I do not have permission to use this drive.
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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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Why can't I burn an Ubuntu ISO to a USB stick? [duplicate]

I can't burn iso in USB, it is stopping in the middle of the job but I can burn another version. I think that the problem is that file is WUBI but I download from ubuntu.com and with that I can burn ...
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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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what can be used to burn ISO- and compile files/dir to burn && that does NOT require KDE components?

I prefer the interface- and options of K3b but I don't want to install KDE bits into Ubuntu 12.04 (gnome-shell / mate) I'm not a fan of brasero I have replaced debian's defective genisoimage/wodim ...
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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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audio cd s not burning to mp3 format-burning to wav format in k3b and brasero using ubuntu 12.04.2

It started in ubuntu 13.04-I was doing what I usually do,I opened brasero to make an audio cd from a few mp3 audio files..When burned I noticed the files on cd were in wav format.I then tried k3b with ...
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Which Ubuntu ISO should I burn for my system?

When I am downloading Ubuntu to burn it and install on a partition, I keep getting the amd version (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I don't have an amd processor but I have intel i7 3740QM. On the ...
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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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Command Line disc burning: growisofs fails to write DVD

I've successfully burned CDs from .iso images with wodim, but using this: growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/sg1=ImageToBurn.iso fails with: Executing 'builtin_dd if=ImageToBurn.iso of=/dev/sg1 obs=32k ...
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Problem burning DVD with some data already on it

I have a DVD that has some data on it(about 7 MB). I want to add further data to it but Ubuntu won't allow it. It shows 0 bytes used and 0 bytes available when I go into properties of the DVD and I am ...
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Limiting writes on SSD, wine, tmp and burning ISOs with ImgBurn

I currently have a SSD + HDD partition layout so that /var and /tmp are located on the HDD to limit writes on the SSD. Before buying an SSD, I used to burn dual layer DVD isos with ImgBurn through ...
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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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Unable to save anything to CD, disc mounts as Read-Only

I have recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and now I can't save nothing to CD. The CD is mounted automatically when I introduce a CD-ROM but in gnome-disks shows: $ dmesg | grep sr0 sr0: ...
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Unable to burn ubuntu 12.04 LTS on CD

I have tried many burning the ubuntu 12.04 iso file on to a dvd but it always fails to do so. The windows burner displays an error while burning. No problem with the iso as i have checked its ...
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How can I burn a Video DVD? [duplicate]

I've been trying all day to make a simple video DVD to play on a regular DVD player, but I just can't seem to figure to out. I don't understand what an image is and all the apps that I've tried today ...
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“burn as file or burn content” Which should I choose?

I've downloaded ubuntu 12.04 image file and then I want to burn to a CD but when I tried to write the disc i getting notication "burn as file or burn content". Which should I choose?
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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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Brasero will not blank my dvd, cd, Rw's

using Ubuntu 12.10 and I cant erase any of my dvd, or cd Rw's. Terminal will not work either. I have tried all the force commands in terminal and nothing. The dvd is recognized as a rewritable disk ...
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Unable to burn because of medium write error

Trying to burn ubuntu 12.10 to memorex DVD+Rdl with MaxOS. Seemed to be going well then error message popped up "unable to burn because of medium write error". I'm hoping this is something very ...
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Cannot read CD/DVD

Whenever I insert a CD/DVD in my drive, I cannot read them. Tried manually mounting them, but it shows: no medium found on /dev/sr0. I can only burn DVD (but not CD). My drive is okay, If I boot into ...
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Slow dvd burning/reading speeds: how to solve

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 burn iso of a program on USB?

I want to burn the iso of a program (specifically the MatLab iso) on to a USB stick with ubuntu. just to make it clear what? burn iso of program where? on USB stick using which OS? ...
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Is it possible to burn an ISO disk along with some documents

I want to burn Ubuntu boot disk on a DVD along with some documents I need. This way I can launch Ubuntu on someone else's computer in case I need to work. This would allow me to have important notes ...
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Roxio won't let me burn Ubuntu ISO to USB drive

I'm trying to burn Ubuntu 12.10 to USB drive. I downloaded the Ubuntu image fine and I want to burn it with Roxio software. But when Roxio opened up, it gave me only one option for burn the ISO image ...
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Missing MP3 disc burner on Ubuntu/Linux

Every thread I went to told me, to burn MP3 disc I have to select data disc in Brasero or in other burning app. This is not true, I have wasted my CD ten times just to burning a working MP3 disc. It ...
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iso image too big for a cd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I burn the 12.10 790MB ISO to a CD? I downloaded the file for Ubuntu 12.10. It is a CD iso image with size of 753 MBytes. That exceeds the capacity of a CD-R ...
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Brasero 12.04 Precis, cdrecord instead of wodim. cdrtools instead of cdrkit. Plugin only wants wodim

I've used cdrtools instead of cdrkit in the past, and has no significant problems getting Brasero to accept cdrtools. However now it seems Brasero will only look for wodim, it even would not accept a ...
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Problem Burning ISO file to disc

I am using Sony CD-R 700 MB discs and every time I try to burn the ISO file on a disc, an error message pops up saying error while burning, drive is busy. Can anyone assist me in this process? I am ...
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How to burn a region free DVD from a DVD movie locked to a specific region?

A friend of mine have a DVD movie locked to a different region. Hopefully, I seem to have a region free DVD player in my laptop. How can I burn a region free copy of his DVD movie so my friend can ...
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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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Brasero/K3b say: “no disc present”. How to burn on my blank DVD?

I have a Gateway E-4100 desktop computer with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I'm trying to burn files to a blank DVD using the internal DVD/CD burner (of which I'm sure is the original that came with the ...
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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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K3b does not read blank CD after upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

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 ...
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Determine CD/DVD burn date

How can I determine the date when a CD/DVD was written? I have already tried Disc info in Nero4Linux and cdrecord -v dev=xxx -toc, but unfortunately none of them gave me the answer. I know there ...
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Burn MP4 to CD in ubuntu 12.04

I have an mp4 file (115,8 mb). I want to burn it to a Sony CD-R (700 mb) to watch on tv. I tried to do it with DeVeDe from ubuntu software center but it always give me this error: "Conversion failed. ...
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Problems with dvd burning

When i insert a CD or DVD into my disk drive, the computer recognizes the disk, and i can access the information on it, but when i try to burn a DVD, the software doesn't seem to recognize a disk. can ...
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Disk burner software supporting Label Tag

Is there a burner software that could use the Label Tag technology? Brasero and K3B don't seem to have that option. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 DVD burner LiteON iHAS524
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Brasero yields “SCSI error on write(1248864, 16)”

I was using Brasero to burn a Win7 .iso for a friend (sorry, couldn't convince him to try Linux e.e) and when it was at 80% the process stopped with a "SCSI error on write(1248864, 16)". I burnt some ...
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What are the burning tools available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What cd/dvd burning software should I use? I want to know any CD / DVD burning tools available for Linux, that allows to burn CDs and DVDs easily, in GUI. EDIT I want ...
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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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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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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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DVD Playback prohibited by area limitations

Need to shrink 8.5GB DVD to 4.7GB and burn a DVD with NTSC format. Sounds simple right? I have tried several ways and combined different apps without success. I have used different media DVD/RW+ ...
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How can i burn bigger audio tracks

I'm trying to burn 20hr until 30 hr mp3 tracks. Is there any software which can do that? Note: that i have bought cd's which are 30/70 hrs long and i'm trying to burn some mp3 tracks on audio cd's.
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Burned DVD essentially has no content and the DVD is not bootable when creating on Mac OSX

I have been unsuccessful when burning downloaded ISOs to a DVD on OSX - the burned DVD essentially has no content and the DVD is not bootable. I've tried Ubuntu versions of 11.x and 12.04 with no ...
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LiveCD hangs when removing boot CD for burning another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Ubuntu installed after deleting Windows and with no other OS present? I downloaded an image of 12.04 and I want to burn it onto a CD. Apparently each time I ...