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/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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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-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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu can't recognize cd-rom

i was trying to boot a os using cd-rom, but i recognized my laptop can't use my cd-rom so i come on terminal and i ran this: sudo lshw -C disk and the output was: *-disk ...
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Issue with SCSI CD Rom on install 14.04LTS on Dell server over Windows 2000 Server

I am able to boot from CD ROM drive on Windows 2000 Dell Server, but during the installation, the CD ROM drive stops working. I have tried on two different Windows 2000 servers and got the same ...