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

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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 ...
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Cannot open a Live CD made using InfraRecorder

I tried to burn the Ubuntu ISO file onto a CD using InfraRecorder and I followed the instructions at How to burn a CD on Windows. When it was finished, I inserted the CD again to check if it had ...
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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 copy an Ubuntu ISO file to CD-R in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I need to copy the iso file for Ubuntu 12.04 to a CD-R in Win8. How do I do so?
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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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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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I would like to install Ubuntu on a new HDD, which unzipped files do I burn to CD?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 from the official site and it arrived as a ZIP file. Unzipped and got a lot of folders, totaling up to over 700 MB. There isn't any ISO image in the extracted content. So ...
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What cd/dvd burning software should I use? [closed]

I have tried countless cd/dvd burning software on ubuntu 12.04 and none of them work for me, any ideas guys? I've tried tovidgui, bombono dvd,and mestelix, they are all so very confusing is there ...
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Can I upgrade Ubuntu from a Windows burnt disc?

I currently have Ubuntu 10 (Or 11) on my laptop but no Internet access so I can't use Update Manager. I want to burn a disc from (this) Windows computer to take home for the upgrade. Will this be ...
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What is the best free program to burn DVD movies from DVD movie files that are present on the hard drive the way ImgBurn does it in Windows?

Evaluating burning programs is difficult: it takes more time to find how things really are, and meanwhile the errors are very unpleasant. Also, a lot of people, in Linux as well as in Windows, seem to ...
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I've gotten some errors when i tried to burn it on cd, whats wrong?

I've downloaded Ubuntu so many times and the ISO image won't burn properly on CD, it returns me an error. I've gotten some errors when I tried to burn it on CD, whats wrong? I've changed the CD media ...
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ripping a dvd into an iso image using k9 but getting no sound

I m trying to rip a dvd using k9 from ubuntu software center.I have saved it as an iso file.I have burned it three times and each time the video turns out great but I have no sound in vlc or a ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI

Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI. My DVD-RW recorder is in /dev/sr0 as SCSI. I opened Disk Management and my IDE PATA drive is installed as SCSI. I can't use this drive ...
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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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I can't burn a CD in 12.04. I can only read data from a CD

I can't burn a blank cd/dvd. The system does not recognize any cd/dvd drive. When I insert a cd/dvd with data, there is no problem. The system automounts the drive. Please help. Thank you.
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Why does my burned Ubuntu DVD have a different hash/checksum than the iso?

I downloaded the 10.04.4-dvd-amd64.iso file, then burned it to a DVD. I then tried installing it but it hangs at 95%. I then checked the hash with md5sum and they are not the same. The ISO is the same ...
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Burning Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows

I have Windows 7, and when I attempt to download Ubuntu from the official site, it is indicated that I will get an .iso file, which you burn to the disk. But, i did not get an .iso file after I ...
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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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What DVD authoring software can I use on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. I'm looking for a DVD maker program for Ubuntu like the DVD maker program for Windows. I need to put some videos on DVD (and in DVD format, not just as files) so I can ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Business Desktop Install file too large - 834Mb

My blank CD's are only 700 MB, and the .iso file I downloaded is over this. What do I do?
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Brasero burn error

I get an error when burning with brasero on a blank DVD. what would be the problem? .. This the link to the error report: http://ubuntuone.com/2ekL3hVV10vPs0MZkVsOEr BraseroLibburn SCSI error ...
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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 is not getting burned properly! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? i tried burning the ubuntu 12.04 iso image in many cd's and dvd's but the iso file does not get expanded. it shows only the iso file in it ...
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How do I burn the Ubuntu ISO using Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 ISO image but I am not sure how to burn it. Can I burn it by right clicking and selecting burn with Nero ...
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Manually force Brasero to burn an iso on a defined image speed

I need to burn an ISO on 2x, but Brasero only let me burn it on 4x. Is there any way or any app who will let me burn on 2x?
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How to burn a cd at low speed?

I am trying to burn iso image of Lubuntu 11.10-alternate (I tried active iso and free iso burner). The problem is that the burning of cd should take place at low speed (i.e. 4x or low stated here in ...
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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 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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Can't burn CDs/DVDs

I own a Sony VAIO VPCEA35FL Laptop, and I'm having problems burning CDs/DVDs. It seems that the burn process itself works, but once the disc is done, it can't be played. I tried Brasero and k3b, both ...
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How do I avoid files being compressed when burning a Blu-Ray disc? [closed]

On Windows 7 or Mac OS Lion I can burn a directory structure to a blu-ray disc without problems, it's browsable just like any directory structure. But how do I achieve this on Ubuntu? growisofs -Z ...
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OpenShot creates 0 byte DVD files

I've created an OSP file with OpenShot, and I wanted to export it as a DVD file. As this is my very first project, I've checked some how-to-websites and blogs where it was clearly explained how I ...
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How to burn a 7.5GB to a normal DVD-R

I'm trying to backup my God Of War PS2 game however the ISO that I created is 7.5GB large. Normal DVD-Rs however have a 4.7GB size limit. How and with which tools can I backup a DVD dual layer on a ...
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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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Unable to burn to DVD-ROM Discs [closed]

I have a problem. The problem is that I could burn a data DVD before but now I can't. I've had Ubuntu 10.04, Ubuntu 10.10, and I have Ubuntu 11.10 right now. I've tried cleaning the DVD-ROM, and tried ...
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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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Is it possible to burn a 64-bit Ubuntu Live CD on a 32-bit computer?

My wife has been using Windows Vista on her computer, and it has finally borked bad enough that she is willing to try Ubuntu. The system is pretty much unbootable as far as I can tell, and I need to ...
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How burn or mount an ISO file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded ISO files recently. How do I burn it to a CD or DVD or mount it?
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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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growisofs fails with unable to O_EXCL /dev/scd0: someone was in time to remount?

When trying to burn a DVD it sometimes happens that growisofs will fail with: $ sudo growisofs -speed=8 -dvd-compat -Z /dev/scd0 -J -r . Executing 'genisoimage -J -r . | builtin_dd of=/dev/scd0 ...
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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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Burning MKV to VCD

I am trying to use Brasero, to burn a mkv file of 300mb size to a blank CD and it nags that cd has not enough disk, I used mkvmerge to break it to 4 100 mb files it still nags that it cant burn it ...
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How to convert a bootable CD ISO image into a bootable DVD

Is it possible to convert a bootable CD ISO image into a bootable DVD? The ISO image in this case is Ubuntu 10.04.2 desktop...
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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 ...