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

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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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How do I use lightscribe when burning CDs and DVDs?

I can I produce those nice images on the back of my dvd (lightscribe)? Is it possible on ubuntu?
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How to create a music CD from mp3 files?

Are there any Nero Burning Softwares for Ubuntu ? The most important is to able burn Mp3 or songs files into the CD/DVD =)
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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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“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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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 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 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 can I burn a bootable dmg image?

I have a bootable dmg image and I need to burn it to a double layer DVD (the only one I have right now). I don't have Mac just my Ubuntu PC and I heard it's possible but searching google didn't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Software to burn CDs and DVDs

I have been trying to use Brasero to copy CDs , but it asks for toc2cue and cdrdao installation, I tried K3b and it says K3b can not copy multi-tracks. Can anyone suggest a software which would not ...
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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 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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11.04 unable to read DVDs and CDs burned in 11.04?

I'm noticing all of my computers with Natty cannot read DVDs that I have burned using Natty. Does anyone else have this problem? I can put the DVD or CD into a Maverick system and it will read the ...
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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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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 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 open Nautilus CD burner as root?

How do I open "Nautilus CD burner" as root from the shell?
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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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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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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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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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Does anyone have a solution to 10.04 LTS not recognizing blank CD/DVDs? [closed]

After I upgraded to the latest version, and I'm fully up to date, I can no longer burn CDs or DVDs, the OS simply will not recognize any blank media. Has anyone else been experiencing this and if so ...