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

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Unable to burn to CDs with Brasero or K3b (cdrecord and cdrao(?)) both fail. What causes this?

I cannot burn any CDs (first time I've tried since upgrading to 11.10 to my memory). The media I'm using are 56x capable CD-Rs, and I'm using the same DVDrw/Bluray drive that came with my HP laptop ...
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Dvd-r will not allow me to burn a file like my bios update for example

I recently installed Ubuntu live 13.10 its been a fun learning experience. However I am reading all the help files on permissions to determine why I the owner of my own computer that I purchaced ...
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Burning a DVD Disc [duplicate]

If I download Ubuntu O.S. and burn a DVD on my windows 7 64 bit machine, will that DVD install on my older laptop? Windows XP 32 bit. Thanks, Gary.
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HP 6710b want play dvds or burn cds

i have a old hp 6710b with 2gb of ram and 250gb harddrive the problem iam having is that it want play back dvds or burn cds can anyone help me with this thanks
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Do I need to unzip the ISO to burn it? [duplicate]

I have successfully: Downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit Installation file Unzipped the file using WinZip Burned the unzipped files to a DVD, using Sonic RecordNow I am experiencing the following ...
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Burning CD's with Brasero error

(Sorry for my English) So, my Windows Xp broke and I installed Ubuntu 13.04. I got back a Windows Xp iso and I'm considering dual-booting. The problem is that when I try to burn the iso, I get an ...
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Brasero is exiting with 0: No Message error

I am attempting to burn an Audio Project to a CD-R using Brasero, but it quits with an unknown error. The log gives this (towards the end when the errors begin): BraseroWodim called ...
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How to create an audio ISO file from WAV files?

I use 13.04 with Unity. I would like to create an audio ISO file from my wav files. I tried many "solutions", but I only could create bin/cue by brasero. Is there any solution for this situation ...
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Dell Lattitude E5400 CD Burner not working

When I go to burn a audio CD it says error. I'm not even sure if I have the drivers for it. Can someone help? I'm on 13.10 by the way.
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ISO Fails to Burn in K3B

I was trying to burn Zorin OS 6.4 LTS on to a DVD+R disc, so that I could have it on my laptop. Anyway, it started to burn it, but it failed and ejected the disc. Here's what it said in the ...
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K3B ISO Problem

I was trying to burn Zorin OS' iso to a DVD+R in K3B. When it gave me an error message. I might be doing it wrong, so please tell me how if you can. The code is: "Devices ----------------------- ...
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K3B ISO Burn Problem

I was trying to burn Zorin OS' iso to a DVD+R in K3B. When it gave me an error message. I might be doing it wrong, so please tell me how if you can. The code is: "Devices_NEC DVD+-RW ND-3450A 102B ...
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Strange Brasero Problem

I was trying to burn a copy of the Zorin OS iso to a DVD+R in Brasero. It started out fine, and then it said "Ejected Medium" and ejected the disc. Then it said that an error ocurred. Why is this ...
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Combine Multiple ISO Files To Burn A Single Bootable ISO Image [duplicate]

I have three ISO files : "ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso", "ubuntu-11.10-desktop-amd64.iso, "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso " I want to combine those multiple ISO files and want to burn a single ISO ...
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Which userprivileges are needed to burn DVD with k3b?

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 13.10 and now I cannot burn any DVD anymore. It seems like my main user doesent have the rights anymore to mount a rewriteable DVD. To which groups do i have to add ...
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Why does the Ubuntu website recommend a software CD burner program that installs unwanted extras?

It took an hour to uninstall all the extras installed by the recommended CD burner program - infrarecorder. http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/burn-a-dvd-on-windows See the section entitled ...
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How do I create a video DVD from vob files?

I wanna burn a video DVD from existing .vob files that can be played in a home video player. I've burned one but it doesn't have sound. I tried with k3b (New video DVD Project) because Brasero doesn't ...
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Is it possible to burn updated ubuntu packages on CD/DVD media

Is it possible to install the necessary updates and packages for Ubuntu 12.04, then save in CD/DVD media. Because, every time I install the OS, then choosing Ubuntu from the GRUB screen after ...
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Is it possible to burn to multiple CDs at once (with a GUI)?

I have a minor dilemma, in that I need to be able to burn multiple CDs at once, but with a GUI. I have run into solutions using cdrao (did I get that right) and scripts, but as I'm not the only one ...
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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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“The selected disc image file isn't valid” error [duplicate]

I have been attempting to run Raring Ringtail (13.04) on my Windows 7 computer, just to see how it is. I'm not going to replace my whole OS... (yet.) Anyway, my BIOS doesn't support boot from USB so I ...
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optical drive already mounted

On three separate computers, none can used the DVD drive to burn a new Ubuntu DVD. This has persisted for about a year now. Started when 12.10 was installed (12.10 was burned using one of the drives ...
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How can I burn a 706MB image onto a 703MB CD? [duplicate]

The Ubuntu image ubuntu-12.04.3-alternate-i386.iso is 706MB large. I thought that little 3MB extra at the end is just the MB/MiB error - so the image should fit on the disk. But I was wrong. My ...
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Startup disk creator will not recognize my iso files, how to I fix this?

I have downloaded the Backtrack 5 R3 ISO (also an Ubuntu Studio 12.10/Ubuntu 12.10 ISOs) and I would like to burn it to a disk (4.7GB DVD-ROM I have) but I can't seem to get Ubuntu to recognize it. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...