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

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DVD not detected?

As i insert a DVD in my drive (on a laptop) using Kubuntu 12.04, the DVD is not detected. The drive takes the DVD, I can hear it munching on it for a while, and then nothing. Even ejecting the DVD ...
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12.04.1 CD not recognized as a boot disk

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 x64 as a standalone OS. I cannot get the laptop to recognize the CD as a boot disk. The Chipset is an Intel T5500 which is x64 architecture (have also tried the ...
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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 check if a cdrom is in the tray remotely (via ssh)?

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (it's on the other side of the world and I haven't built up the wherewithal to upgrade it remotely yet) and I have been told that there is a CD in one of it's two ...
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Why don't I have permission to read files on the CD I bought?

I recently bought this book, which came with an accompanying CD. When I try to view the contents of the CD in Ubuntu, I don't have read permission for any of the files. ls -al in the root of the CD ...
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Assigning Drive letter for CD-Drive

I recently bought a CD which needs to run an installation file to run the program. But the anti-piracy system in the CD detects the disc as a virtual or counterfiet disc because Ubuntu does not assign ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS because it cannot mount the CD drive

I tried installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, and it doesn't work. Well, it does, until the third step, in which it says it cannot mount the CD-ROM drive and tells me to insert the installation disk. I ...
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My DVD drive won't detect any CD media (DVDs seem to work). Is there a way to fix this?

I have a similar problem to what is described here: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware/dv7-3079wm-BD-DVD-CD-drive-grinding-sound-won-t-read-CD-R-data/td-p/1211755 I have not tried ...
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cdrom is not recognized

I'm running precise pangolin on my laptop and always keep it updated. I've had some problems with the cdrom not being recognized by K3b before, but got it fixed by changing the permissions. But this ...
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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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Cannot mount dvd/cd in ubuntu 10.04

I am trying to make my own game server of perfect world and for that i need to Mount the server Files that are on my DVD. But i am using the command mount/dev/cdrom/cdrom it is not mounting saying ...
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disable the cdrom in Ubuntu 11.10 OS

Can anyone help me how to disable the cdrom in Ubuntu 11.10 OS level. I tried searching google but I could not find any solution.
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cdrom mounting issues

This is my very first boot on ubuntu and I noticed the system did not open, pop up anything when I inserted a DVD. Researched a bit about and it seems ubuntu doesn't mount cd drives automatically, is ...
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How can I stop my CD drive ejecting?

When I was using Ubuntu 10.04 I used the command eject -i 1 to prevent the CD drawer being opened when the button was pressed. Now I have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 this command no longer works. It ...
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CD ROM Drive not detected in Kubuntu 11.10

I am running kubuntu 11.10 on my Pentium M Laptop (Acer Travelmate 292LCi) on an old 20GB HDD. (It's rather less HDD for Kubuntu 11.10, isn't it?) Now, I know from older Linux distributions (like ...
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How to change the permission of my internal cd/dvd drive?

I decided to build my own gui (ubuntu server, openbox and stuff). I am having a permissions problem with my cd drive. When I try to mount it with user privileges it tells me that I'm not allowed. I ...
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Can Brasero damage my drive?

My CD/DVD burner failed after using Brasero to burn a CD (which failed). I've ordered a new drive but was wondering could Brasero have caused the damage? It was probably just a coincidence that my ...
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Can't mount cds after failed Brasero burn

Brasero failed to burn a disk recently, and now I can't access CD-ROMS. Even CD-Rs are not not showing. Using Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell D510 Lattitude laptop. allan@allan-Latitude-D510:~$ cdrecord ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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Ubuntu is not recognizing CD-ROM

When I insert a CD into my laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 nothing happens, there is no device showing that I have inserted the CD. I've read about mountind dev/cdrom and such but nothing of the sort ...
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How to Automount folder as C: in Dosbox

I have had a look at the community documentation here and there doesn't seem to be any information about how to "Automount" a folder as the C: drive in Dosbox. Also as a bonus is it possible to ...
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Why is CD/DVD tray not opening?

When I press the button on the dvd player, it doesn't open. If I press it during the boot (before starting ubuntu), it opens fine. So, what I have to do to eject the dvd?
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CD/DVD drive not mounted when inserted with Disc of any kind

I just noticed that if a insert a CD or a DVD of any kind, the Drive will start spinning but it will not show the mounted disc. Earlier it used to ask me what to do with the media inserted. Now it ...
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How can I see the contents of an inserted CD?

When opening the CD it doesn't show all files like music and videos etc except power point files. I installed 11.10 Ubuntu using Oracle virtual monitor host OS is windows 7.
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What could be causing background CD drive access? [closed]

I've got a brand new clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 running on a 6-year-old HP laptop. Everything works fine with one exception: periodically (say once or twice an hour) the machine will completely ...
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Audio cd's auto-mount but data cd's don't [closed]

I was using my computer fine the other day to burn some iso images using brasso. Today when I insert a data cd it doesn't show up but audio cd's are fine. I can find the dvd-rom using disk utility ...
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How to disable cd drive check after resuming from suspend?

After resuming from suspend, my laptop performs a check on the CD drive. I currently do not use it that much, so I am wondering if there is a way I can disable the said check after my laptop resumes ...
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Installer asks me to insert installation CD that is already in the CD drive [closed]

I am trying to do a clean install of 11.04 (server). in the middle of the install I get the request to insert "Ubuntu-Server 11.04 Natty Narwhal - Release i386 (20110426)" in the /media/cdrom drive. ...
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Unable to mount audio disk (DBus error)

I'm not able to play audio CDs on my Lenovo x301. When I insert them I get this error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus) How do ...
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How to diagnose problems with a DVD drive?

I'm having trouble playing DVDs. I've installed all the libraries and whatnot (ubuntu-restricted-extras, libdvdcss2, libdvdread4, etc.). I was getting a lot of I/O errors on my DVD drive at startup ...
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Boot failure on installation from a burned iso image

I'm encountering boot failure while trying to install a Linux distro from a CD. I'm using an older PC; here are its specs: HP Pavilion a255c 2.66GHz CPU, 512MB RAM with a BIOS revision of 6/30/2003 ...
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How can I create a symlink to the location that Ubuntu 10.10 mounts a CD?

In Ubuntu 10.10, when I insert a CD or DVD into my optical drive, the system mounts the CD in a folder called /media/XYZ where XYZ is the disk's label. This has cause problems with Wine, as in order ...
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Can you tell whether I have a hardware or software problem with a DVD-ROM drive?

Trying to copy the content of a DVD on a Asrock ION 330 running Maverick, i.e. with: dd if=/dev/sr0 of=dvdcopy ...I get errors in /var/log/messages: Jan 15 17:18:15 asrock kernel: [ 2616.445966] ...
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“Unable to mount Audio Disc Location is unmountable” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to mount Audio Disc I've lost use of my cdrom player in Ubuntu 10.10. The message is "Unable to mount Audio Disc Location is unmountable". How can I correct ...
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How do you install a USB CD Rom drive?

I recently purchased a USB CD ROM drive, but I don't know how to get it to work with my computer which runs Ubuntu 10.04. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00303H908/ref=oss_product When I issue the ...
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Unable to mount Audio Disc

When I insert an audio disc, I get this message: Unable to mount Audio Disc Location is not mountable I use ubuntu 10.10 What can I do to fix this? Thanks.
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Opening CD-ROM with bash code

I have copied this bunch of code from one funny video clip about How does a programmer swing his baby. The code is following: #!/bin/bash while [ l=l ] do #eject cdrom eject #pull cdrom ...
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How do I rip CDs with Sound Juicer over X11 forwarding?

I am trying to rip a CD with Sound Juicer over X11 forwarding (CD is in the desktop across the room, I'm SSHing in from my laptop), but Sound Juicer cannot find my CD drive. It works correctly when I ...
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Any way to upgrade from 9.04 to 10.10 with no CD drive?

My CD drive is broken and i am still on 9.4 and i want to update or clean install straight to 10.10. I do not care how I upgrade as long as i do not havew to use a CD drive or install the previous ...
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How to setup my box for DVD-RAM media packetwriting?

I can't find any information that's more recent than 2 years on how to setup packetwriting for my DVD-RAM drive. I like DVD-RAMs for reliable backups and hope to set it up correctly. I tried with some ...
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How to install proprietary drivers via Cdrom on a netbook?

I need to install the internet card drivers on my netbook the problem is that it dosent have cd tray so I can't install them via the Cd or atleast I dont know where to mount the iso so Ubuntu ...
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CD tray won't open. What can I do?

That's about it. Whenever I press the eject button on my cd player, nothing happens. CD player is not the cause of the problem because this never happens to me under Windows. Any suggestions? In ...