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

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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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Ubunutu server - 14.04. Upload files directly to server

I have converted an old laptop to an Ubuntu server. My aim is to be able to stream films / music and other files from the server to other computers in my house. The laptop has a DVD / CD drive. I ...
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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 burn a .dmg file to a DVD/CD?

I have downloaded Mac.OSX.Mountain.Lion.v10.8.3 and I have never burned a dmg file. How to burn this operating system in a dvd?
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What's wrong with DVD burning?

I hadn't burned any DVDs in a while and today I needed to burn 3 of them from 3 different iso files. 2 very small ones (a few Kb) and one very large (8G, double layer). They all failed within seconds ...
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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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Why is my disc always blank after a reportedly successful burn?

After the tools report a successful burn, the disk appears to be blank. I tried the burn with brasero and k3b multiple times. Any suggestions to actually burn the CD?
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Ubuntu iso won't burn to blank DVD

I am trying to use Ubuntu in virtualbox. I have downloaded it but it doesn't burn to a blank DVD. Currently using windows xp. Any Help?
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CD tray won't open after accidentally stopping Brasero CD burn

My laptop is an HP Pavilion g6, running Xubuntu 14.04. I was burning a CD, but accidentally pressed the spacebar. Brasero immediately stopped burning, now I can't open the CD tray anymore. I've tried ...
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Can Startup Disk Creator make a bootable CD/DVD?

I cannot create a bootable DVD disc using "Startup Disk Creator." It is creating bootable USB drives smoothly, but it shows "no space" when trying to create a bootable DVD disc. We need to create a ...
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Burn full installation to disk

I am running Ubuntu as a virtual machine. But I am starting to really enjoy it! So what I want to do is to somehow take the full installation (with all my files, settings, etc) and make it into an ...
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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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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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DVD Drive Burner Not Working

I'm attempting to burn Bodhi Linux to a blank DVD. It's a dual-layered DVD+R DL disc and my drive has burned to these discs before. I know bodhi will fit on a regular DVD or a CD but all I have at ...
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Best CD audio burner

Can you guys tell me a software so i can create CDs for my car? I am currently using elementaryOS but I couldn't get much help from their forums so I came here :P Thanks!
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Why does K3b fail to write Data DVDs in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am not yet very familiar with Ubuntu, having only recently switched to the 14.04 LTS version from Windows. For the past few days I have been trying to burn a few movie files to make a data DVD with ...
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Unable to create working installation media for Ubuntu

I have tried to burn versions 12.4 LTS, and version 14.04 LTS to a DVD and the last time it said the disk was verified, but when I open the discs there is nothing burned on them. The image for 14.04 ...
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Why do I need to Burn Ubuntu onto a CD/DVD? [duplicate]

I've decided to redo the whole process of downloading Ubuntu. I noticed that last time I failed to see that I was supposed to burn the disc image... But, now, since I don't have an empty disc... At ...
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How to overcome burn problems or buy installation disk? [duplicate]

I have tried and tried to download and burn Ubuntu 13.04 without success. The first time took 18 hours. Where and from whom can I purchase a installation disc in Atlanta, Georgia.
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how to redirect usb DVD burning from Ubuntu 12.04 to Windows 7

I have a home Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit machine equipped with an external CD/DVD writer drive attached via USB port. And in my office I have a Windows 7 64bit machine. I want to redirect my usb DVD ...
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Can't burn CD's on Ubuntu

Hey it's me again with another question, So I've been trying to burn IOS and other things to my CD but before it starts the burn process it spits the CD out, I don't think there is another question ...
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open a CD after burning a file into that via brasero

I burned a file to a CD via brasero Data option . After that I ejected CD from CD drive and put on there again. But now, I can not find my CD directory. I also watched /media directory. I did not find ...
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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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Burning ATmega32 using USBasb

How to burn ATmega32 using USBasb. I am using atmega 32 for my project. I an using Ubuntu for many years but it is now one of the big problem for me. Can we directly use terminal to burn atmega32 ...
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Does `CD/DVD Creator` verify an optical disk after writing to it?

Does CD/DVD Creator verify an optical disk after writing to it? In other words, is the data read back and compared to the original? Edit: The OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Screenshot of the application ...
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Software that optimally fills a CD? (Best fit)

I'm looking for software that takes a group of folders and tries to assign them to a CD with the least amount of wasted space. Ideally, the software should: Let me specify a custom size for the ...
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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/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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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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Keep getting error message on k3b when trying to burn a dvd video of a movie

when im burning a movie i keep getting this error message I then clicked on SHOW DEBBUGING OUTPUT and it showed this message Devices ----------------------- TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L632H D400 ...
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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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Is a DVD+R, that also has “RW” printed on it, re-usable? [closed]

About the DVD: DVD+R is printed on the disk, as well as - separately (!) - RW I burned the 14.04 LTS *.iso on to that DVD in Win7, following standard procedure as listed on ubuntu.com Should ...
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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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Burning .iso with Windows

i've got a problem with burning .iso file with Windows 8.1 on Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and unfortunately corrupted Win 8 bootloader, it goes back to GRUB when i try to fire it up, or ...
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Can't mount CD-RW after erasing it with cdrecord / wodim

If i try to mount (click at disk in thunar file manger) a CD-RW after erasing it, i will get this error: Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/username/CDROM: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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Burn ISO in USB - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have an ISO File & I WOULD LIKE to burn it on my USB . how Can I do that please thank you
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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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How to fix ISO burned from a movie DVD?

So...I recently burned a number of DVDs to ISO files in my computer. While about half seem to work, the other half don't actually play properly. I have tried this on a few media players. Totem/VLC: ...
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burning ubuntu to disc [duplicate]

I have tried burning Ubuntu 12.04 to disc by using Nero and also using infrarecorder. When i use infrarecorder and burn as image and check files on disc, I only get four files and not the reset. ...
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how to solve “wodim no such file or directory.cannot open scsi driver” in 12.04LTS

I'm created a shell script to burn a cd, which was running successful in ubuntu terminal, but it not running if I call this script from php and also I found an error in log file like, wodim: No such ...
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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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How to burn torrent movies to a dvd-rw that work! [duplicate]

I just downloaded ubuntu to my Dell laptop and I'm about 6 hrs new to this system. On my girlfriends windows 7 laptop I burnt the movie frozen to a dvd-rw and put it in the xbox, ps4, and a portable ...
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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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symlinks broken burning ISO to CD

For a while now I'm having the strangest problem, which has turned a stack of about 10 CD-Rs into coasters. I'm trying to burn a bootable ISO, a support software for the ServeRAID controller in my IBM ...
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Best way to burn data to dvd using command line

I have three kinds of file: Iso file, Directory, Txt file, ISO: debian7.iso Directory: Archives from /var/cache/apt/archives File: README I want to burn them into a DVD using command line... ...
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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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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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Can I overburn my cdrom with the Ubuntu file? [duplicate]

My CDrom has 702mb the whole ISO is 731 it gives me the option to overburn the disc? Can I do this and still boot the disc successfully onto a laptop? If not is there a file that is maybe is not ...
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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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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?