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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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...