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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Ubuntu not recognizing cdrom

When i insert cd into my laptop running ubuntu 11.10 nothing happens, there is no device showing that i have inserted the cd. Help, i've read about mountind dev/cdrom and such but nothing of the sort ...
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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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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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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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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' ...
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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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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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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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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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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 UBS 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 have run into solutions using cdrao (did I get that right) and scripts, but as I'm not the only one ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Why does my Lubuntu only recognize Lubuntu installation CDs?

I installed lubuntu from an alternate CD a month ago. Now when I needed to read some CDs, the CD tray won't open. It can be opened before Ubuntu boots up. It can be opened after entering sudo eject ...
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Audio CDs not auto-mounting

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T61 laptop with LG HL-DT-ST DVD RAM GSA-U10N drive and Ubuntu 12.04 system on it. Recently I have noticed a strange behavior: automounting only some of the CDs/DVDs that I ...
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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 ...