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

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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 3....
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Computer not booting after attempt to install CD/DVD Drive

I tried to install the LG Multi DVD Writer (model : GH24NSD1) to my (up until now perfectly working) desktop. I turned my computer off, unplugged the PSU, plugged the DVD drive to the power supply and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't recognize CDROM/DVD device

lshw doesn't find the CDROM: juantxo@juantxo-OEM:~$ sudo lshw -class disk *-disk descripción: ATA Disk producto: WDC WD1600BEVS-0 fabricante: Western Digital id físico: ...
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CD tray not responding

I have an issue with my laptop's CD tray : whenever I put a CD inside, it rotates and then stops following the same cycles for like 5 minutes during which none of the CD related commands and tools ...
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sudo lshw -C disk shows no CDROM, only *-disk (the tray will not open)

I traded for a laptop that has Ubuntu (64bit) as its OS. The CDRom is non-functioning and I have ran variety of commands (based on Google search because I am very newbie in technical skill). When I ...
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Is it possible to change the filesystem type of the Compact Disc (CD) in linux using terminal commands?

I have a new Compact Disc (CD) which is sony(rewritable) and its Filesystem type is UDF. Now it is possible to change it to CDFS filesystem using terminal commands or any other software? The reason ...
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Problem mounting a cdrom

I am baffled by CDs under Ubuntu 15.10. When I insert an audio CD in the drive, it is recognized as such and can be played (Rhythmbox for instance). An icon appears on the desktop. When I insert a DVD ...
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Windows Install [duplicate]

Ok I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on all of my computers and want to put windows 7 back on my desk top, I boot from the cd everything looks to start normal, after clicking install windows 7 it ...
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CD-R drive is not working

I have a Power Spec (Micro Center, Columbus, Ohio house brand) computer in which the CD-R drive has stopped working. When I insert a CD, I do not hear the drive starting, nor do I see any results on ...
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Cannot mount cdrom drive

I cannot mount cdrom drive on xubuntu 14.04. Here is my /etc/fstab : Any suggestions ? (if you could also provide me a brief explanation, so that i can deal with it alone the next time.) # /etc/fstab:...
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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 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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external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB not working properly in Ubuntu

My new external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB is not working properly on mini PC with Ubuntu 14.04. Audio CDs play OK, DVDs play with difficulty (vibrations, higher noise), or not at all - it throws ...
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DVD drive detected as virtual drive

I'm trying to install a driving theory test for my brother in law, but it stops and says that our CD is counterfeit. When I went through the FAQ, it said most likely that is because my drive isn't ...
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cd/dvd rom drive continuouly searched

I am using 14.04 on HP630 Laptop for around 2 months now. From the beginning I have noticed that I get a kind of clicking noise from cd/dvd rom drive every 15 to 30 seconds even though the drive is ...
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How to check if a CD is inserted in the Cd-Rom

The scenario is: Check if the CD Rom is empty i.e no CD is inserted If CD Rom is not empty then check if the inserted CD is writable i.e check defects If the CD inserted is blank and writable then ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Automount CD/DVD to /media

So.. a few months ago I upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Clean install, everything fresh. I haven't had to insert a disk until just now and I've come across a problem. Specifically, ...
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Having a problem with CD/DVD display

I have an HP laptop and I decided to watch an ultrasound of my kid on the computer but when I click on the disc to search for the videos, nothing shows up like if the disc was empty, I know that the ...
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Device not finding a CD/DVD Drive

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from a disk I downloaded and burned on this laptop whilst it was running Win8.1. Laptop is an HP Pavilion g6. Clearly the CD/DVD drive works, as the ...
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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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CD player problem

I installed XUbuntu 14.10 (dual boot with Windows 7). When I tried to insert a CD, it didn't work (it works fine in Windows, though). sudo lshw *-scsi:1 physical id: 2 logical name: ...
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Mounting CD drive

I'm attempting to mount my CD drive so that I can use, and I'm confused on all the necessary steps I need to take to get it working smoothly. I attempted a long time ago and gave up and I don't ...
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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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CD/Drive not Reading Disc

Ubuntu Trusty Tahr, i've thrown a computer together from scratch for the first time and im currently trying to install a cd drive so i can read disc. Ive tried many methods but just cant seem to get ...
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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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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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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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System doesn't see my dvd drive as a recorder

Ever since upgrading to 14.04 (I believe - I didn't try to burn anything for a while), my system has not been able to burn CD/DVD. It's seen as "Slimtype DVD A DS8A8SH (KAA2)" mounted as /dev/sr0 (...
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Slow system responsiveness reading some CD-R/DVD-R

My system hangs from time to time when reading imperfect CD-R/DVD-R (slow reading speed from the drive). It is like the filesystem's IO lags and every time an application wants to read or write ...
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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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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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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-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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 drive....
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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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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 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 ...