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

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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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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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Burning files and directories with long unicode names

Is there any CD/DVD burning app/ISO format which supports files and directories with long non-English (unicode) names? Apparently Joliet-long ISO standard supports filename up to 103 characters, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't get cdrecord to work on new 13.04 installation

Just upgraded a laptop to 13.04. Via Brasero, I can burn CDs and DVDs, but when I try cdrecord from the command line I get: $ cdrecord --devices wodim: No such file or directory. Cannot open SCSI ...
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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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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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Is there a way to burn Ubuntu on a CD ROM? [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ubuntu on an older laptop which doesn't have a DVD ROM or a USB boot capabilities. Is there an option to burn the image files to a Cd ROM? I am pretty sure that the size of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can I reformat a Windows PC hard drive and install the Ubuntu Operating System

My daughter gave me her old PC, and I reformatted the hard drive with my own XP System Disk. However, if I don’t activate the license, which I can’t, it will self-destruct within 30 days. If I ...
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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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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 ...
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How to make append-able CD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is it not possible to burn a multisession DVD using brasero? I want to make a append-able CD so that I can write data to it any time I want. I could do this using ...
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Burning Snow Leopard DMG on Ubuntu

So I have a SL Copy of Mac OS X Snow Leopard.DMG and I am running Ubuntu 12.0.4. I tried burn the DMG to a DVD using CD/DVD Creator however when I try, it comes up with a message saying 'The size of ...
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Burning a CD keeping original timestamps for files

Is it possible to do what is summarized in the title? I would really like the files on my disc and ISO images to be marked with same creation date and modification date as in original files. I mostly ...
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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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ubuntu boot cd unable to burn on disk utility

I have downloaded the Iso file of ubuntu and I am trying to burn a boot cd from disk utility the burn goes all the way to the end and right before ejecting cd it read Burn failed 2012-08-19 20:13:27 ...