Drive that can used to read CD (compact disk) drive.

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My Ubuntu Server is missing some basic stuff ie: apt-get man ect

I recently installed ubuntu server on a old dell xps. I was tring to install some drivers off a cd for a usb dongle but I noticed that the cd said it was blank. The cd is a mini or half sized cd. the ...
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Installling Ubuntu on older computer that does not seem to recognise cd drive

I want to install Ubuntu on an older pc that is running Windows 98. I burned a cd download, but when I put it into the cd drive nothing happens (the disc is recognized as Ubuntu in Windows 8). I've ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation stucks after 'Scanning CD-ROM' dialog

I have exactly the same problem as mentioned here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219435 . It's marked as Solved, but I don't see any solution. Because wait 15 minutes to continue ...
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Problem booting live usb without cdroom

I've got latest ubuntu on liveUSB. I've recently replaced my optical drive with HDD caddy and I can't boot ubuntu anymore, it's stuck at loading screen. I tried to take out hdd caddy, but ubuntu ...
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Ultrabay Slim DVD Playback on ThinkPad X230

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 that came with a docking station equipped with a Serial Ultrabay Slim. It came with a DVD drive in it and I'm trying to work out how to play DVDs (or use it at all!) but ...
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How to activate the CD / DVD “UltraBay” of a Thinkpad?

I have an Thinkpad T61 with a CD-RW / DVD combi-drive in the UltraBay, running on 14.01. When I power up the laptop, the drive's led blinks and I can open it with the eject button. After Ubuntu ...
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How to make Foobar2000 see the CD drive?

I have installed Foobar2000 in Wine and it has no access to the CD. In Wine configuration I added the cd drive. But it doesn't work. Excepting in one situation: if inserting a dvd and ...
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cd tray not working properly

My cd tray of T400 sometimes pops it out by itself. But when I want to eject it by pushing its button, it doesn't respond. How can I fix the problem? Thanks. ubuntu 12.04 Here are some commands. $ ...
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How may I boot up 14.04 lts without having to worry about having a usb or cd inserted during startup?

I installed via a usb thumbdrive, and before doing so I had to change boot options to boot from usb. Now upon boot, im prompted at startup to choose an os to boot from usb or boot ubuntu(which isnt a ...
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Not empty CDs are detected as blank!

When I insert some data CDs in my CD/DVD drive, it is detected as blank. But they are not. They are detected properly in my desktop computer which uses MS Windows 7. How I could work around the ...
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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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How do disable the CD-ROM for all users?

I want to disable CDROM/CDRW/DVDROM/DVDRW for everyone in Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop 64-bit edition. I have tried following but not worked: Removed user from /etc/group, as following: cdrom:x:24: as ...
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Problems with installation of alien

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my notebook and tried to install alien (to be able to install .rpm packages). However, as soon as I typed "sudo apt-get install alien" and confirmed the ...
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How to remove unnecessary CDROM device from the “Files” app as I don't have a CDROM?

I don't have a CDROM device therefore the I'd like to remove the CDROM icon under the 'Devices' section in Ubuntu's 'Files' app. How can I do that? It seems to be a bug that the CDROM icon pops up in ...
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how to copy files from cd drive

I put a cd into the drive but can't figure out how to access the files. I found out about Find/Files and installed it but don't know what I should see or where I should see it. Where does the cd drive ...
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Slow file transfer speed from CD

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell laptop. Trying to re-install some MOBI and various other files to the desktop that were previously on the machine. I figured out how to right-click and move to the ...
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CD/DVD Drive not recognizing media

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I do think my CD/DVD drive is not working properly since it does not recognize the DVD+R that I insert. Using the Disk Utility program, it says there is no media in the ...
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Optical drive not recognized after 14.04 update

Just installed updates in 14.04. Prior to updates the CD\DVD drive was recognized by both admin and standard user accounts. After updates can only access in admin. Standard user message is don't have ...
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DVD / CR drive not found after 14.04 install

My DVD/CD drive (LightScribe Super Multi 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support) which worked on Windows, does not play or read anything once Ubuntu 14.04 was installed. I see it in the BIOS, shows an ...
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Is there a command that detects if the CD drawer is open or closed?

Is there a command that you can run in a shell script that would detect if the CD tray is open or closed, and return 1 or 0 depending on whether it was (or something easy to interpret)? Currently, I ...
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CD-Drive don't work after installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and now my CD-Drive is not working although I tried to test it with various CD and DVD's. How can I fix this problem? This is the screenshot of Disks.
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When I suspend the laptop, the fan restarts and the CD drive does too?

Everytime I suspend my laptop, the fan restarts and the CD drive begins to start. Can anyone help me fix this? I'm kinda new with Linux, so I don't exactly know everything. Also, the battery drains ...
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CD/DVD drive not working

The CD/DVD drive on my sisters' (I'm helping her shift from Win. XP (now officially deprecated by Microsoft) to Ubuntu) system. Now, it may end up being a failed attempt, all together (Almost the ...
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Cannot use CD/DVD-reader at all

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have a problem with my CD/DVD reader. Manually pressing the button on the laptop gives no response, it worked fine for a while but stopped working a while back. Then ...
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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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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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Yet another “Computer won't boot from Ubuntu Install Media” question

I've been banging my head against a wall. I have an older machine with a Gigabyte P35-DS3L motherboard. For some reason it'll boot other installs from USB and CD/DVD-ROM, but not Ubuntu. (Tried ...
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Can not read jpeg files on CD

I have upgraded my wife's HP Pavillion g series laptop to 13.10 When a CD is installed with jpeg photos it can not read them or download them... Also will not play audio CDs - no issues with videos, ...
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i have ubuntu 12.04 LTS os on my HP Probook 445 G1 and i am unable to find options to Open and close the optical drive/tray

please help me to open it. i have to install some software on my laptop.i tried to open optical ( CD DRIVE) drive on my laptop which has ubuntu12.04 LTS os on it.
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cd/dvd player not reading data cd's

In Ubuntu 12.04 on a DELL Latitude D630 laptop the cd/dvd player can read music cd's and movie dvd's and when a cd or dvd is inserted the device is properly listed under 'Devices' section on the File ...
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Cannot copy MP3 files from a CD

I purchased a set of spoken word audio CD's that have MP3 and FLAC audio files; I think they also play as regular audio CD's because I see a CDA directory and .cda files. But I'm only interested in ...
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CD/DVD launcher will not show up

I accidentally clicked the Unlock from Launcher instead of eject. Now the launcher doesn't show up at all when a CD/DVD is inserted so I cannot lock it back to the launcher. I don't want to create a ...
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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'm no longer using the system I was when I first wrote this question, and since then circumstances ...
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after installing ubuntu 13.04 CD-ROM not working

I remove my windows 7 and install ubuntu 13.04 amd64 in EFI after many hit and trail. first time i install ubuntu with DVD and it is success full installation but i decide to install in EFI. in second ...
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Boot from cd drive in GRUB2

How can I add a GRUB2 menu entry to boot from my cd drive? Would I have to chainload it, or is there another way of doing it?
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Cannot read/burn Cd-R disks

I cannot read CD-R disks with data on and have an error in Brasero when I try to burn CD-R disks. All other disks work fine including CD-RW. Is there a problem I can fix before I try buying a new ...
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CD Free or dvd send for post mail [closed]

previously sent you a copy on cd or dvd software ubuntu. Would you like to know if you even send mail these cds or dvds? Thank you. I from Guatemala
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how to mount dvd-rw drive/create mount point

I just get ubuntu 12.10. So I am a newbie. I have sata hard disc with partitions - sda 1 (swap) sda 2 (mount point /) and sda 3 (mount point /home). Today I add another internal hard disc (not sata) ...
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CD/DVD drive won't eject media - Kubuntu 12.04

I have an older Gateway computer with a CD writer/DVD player installed, and I just started using Kubuntu 12.04. After I insert a CD or DVD, I'm unable to eject it with the button on the drive. It ...
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How do I change what happens after I insert an audio CD?

Long ago I told Ubuntu to always open Banshee whenever I inserted an audio CD, but that behavior has gotten rather annoying as I am in the process of archiving my entire CD collection. I would like ...
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Playonlinux doesn't see my cdrom [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Diablo 2 Lord of Destruction? Trying to install Diablo 2 with playonlinux and after creating the virtual drive and choosing to install with cdroms, disk ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 isn't recognizing the dvd/cd drive [closed]

I've run into the same problem as this guy [closed-no answers]: UBUNTU isn't recognizing the dvd/cd drive I recently installed 12.10 (32-bit) on a HP EliteBook 8560p. I used the ODD (CD/DVD+RW) ...
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Cdrom is mounted, but where?

A Nautilus folder will be opened automatically when inserting a CD in a drive. It is under Devices with name Audiodisk. As long as the files are accessed via Nautilus everything is fine. The problem ...
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Which logfile(s) log(s) errors reading a cd?

I introduce a CD-RW, maybe blank (I really don't know), and after a little movement inside the reader, the CD is ejected without any message at all. I would like to know what is going on and the ...
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Can't mount USB flash drives or my CD/DVD drives

How can I fix the permissions to get rid of the following error and mount my USB and internal CD/DVD drive: Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to `/media/bret' failed: Operation not supported These ...
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DVD-drive detected by BIOS and UEFI but not by Ubuntu 12.04

I have build a new tower containing; Asrock Z77 extreme4 (motherboard) Core i7 (processor) Hitachi LGE-DMGH 12 L (B) GH15F SATA (SATA DVD-drive) ...
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Does a CD-ROM drive also have a UUID like a hard drive?

Does a CD-ROM drive also have a UUID like a hard drive? How do I determine what the UUID is?
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How do I determine what device my DVD drive is mapped to?

Sometimes my CD-ROM is mapped to /dev/sg0 and sometimes to /dev/sg1. How do I detect the currently mapped device in a bash script?
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WUBI Windows installer won't launch on Windows 98

Have an old PIII 1GHz machine that I'd like to try to use as a homework writing / editing / printing machine for the kids and maybe share the printer on the home net, but it doesn't look like I'm ...
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GUI Tool to deny Standard users from Using CD-ROM and USBs?

As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. I could do it by removing the user from the 'cdrom' and 'plugdev' ...