Compact discs (CDs) are a form of removable media that has been integral to the computer world for over two decades. CDs have the ability to store data and most computers today have an optical drive for reading and writing data to a CD.

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Can Ubuntu be installed from a DVD?

When installing Ubuntu am I gonna put it on a CD or DVD-R? I know the site said CD but I was told to buy DVD-R to back up windows so I was kinda hoping I can use a DVD-R to install Ubuntu.
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CD/DVD directory cataloguing application for Ubuntu

Does anyone know a good application for cataloguing directories on Ubuntu that supports ext4, etc. and NTFS and FAT32?
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I can boot from USB a installation of Windows 7, but I can't do this with Ubuntu or XBMC live

I'm using a old pc with Intel Pentium 4, 1gb ram, 200gb HD All this night I tried to boot Ubuntu from USB... I can do this with Windows 7 normally I tried first using Startup Disk Creator, but ...
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Download Ubuntu 11.10 with all update and upgrade

Where can I get Ubuntu 11.10 with all update till now? Because every time i have update to Internet and it take hour for that. Please help me.
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downloading to usb

I downloaded the program and clicked on the option to download it to a usb drive but once downloaded it prompted that I burn it to a CD but my netbook doesn't have a CD-ROM. Suggestions?
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Booting PPC Mac from CD using Open Firmware

I've not had any success booting from a CD or DVD with various PPC versions of Ubuntu using any of the suggested keys such as "C". The only thing that has worked consistently for me is booting into ...
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how to install ubuntu on a netbook without cd? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Ubuntu without CD? how to install ubuntu on a netbook without cd?
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Cannot load CDs due to “end-of-central-directory signature not found” error [closed]

I upgraded from ubuntu 9 to ubuntu 11.04. I now get the following message when I try to run a cd or load any software. An error occurred while loading the archive Archive: /media/cdrom0/INSTALL.EXE ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 live CD only shows the recovery partition

I want to be able to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu together but, can not do it without knowing that Ubuntu is going to install onto the main section of the disk. The HDD is 750gb while the recovery ...
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Unable to use CD/DVD drive after upgrade to 11.10

Just after my upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 I can not use my cd/dvd drive. The problem is that in Nautilus the CD/DVD icon appears ok, BUT, when I put any kind of media on the CD/DVD Driver, the icon ...
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How to enter every directory in current path and execute script

I want to enter every directory retuned by ls command and execute script. I tried this (and many other things), but it just does not work ls | awk '{print $1" && pwd"}' | xargs cd How to ...
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How can I integrate updates to a installation CD/DVD?

I have this question about how to integrate updates to a installation CD/USB, like a slipstream in Windows. Is this possible to make? Thanks for answering.-
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Is there a way to pre-order a pack of 5 CD/DVDs for the upcoming Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Sure, I could just wait and download it, but I really want to get my hands on it right away. Besides, I don't have a fast connection where i'm currenly living so it could take some time to download. ...
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Problem while trying to burn Ubuntu Live disc

How can I find out the capabilities of my CDROM device? I've been trying to burn the live CD, but I can't. Ubuntu software says me there is no media in the CD drive. I then used a USB stick, but I'd ...
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Change directory to an external disk

I've two partitions on my windows OS and I've installed Ubuntu within windows. Partition 1 : Windows and Linux OS Partition 2 : Common storage files (called under the name New Volume) I am looking ...
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Can/How to burn a .flac to an audio cd

This is a two part question. Can I burn .flac to audio cds? this might seem silly, but I was an early adopter of mp3 players. Think several years before Ipods. I never really had the need to burn ...
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Can CD-RWs and DVD+/-RWs be mounted rw?

@enzotib mentioned the following command sudo mount -o remount,rw /cdrom Does this imply I can mount a CD or DVD in rw mode and use like a (real) filesystem? Does this work with the popular ...
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Burning Audio CD for stereo CD player

I'd like to burn MP3 files to an audio CD. I tried K3b, but it just burns WAV files to the CD-ROM. As far as I know, a regular stereo CD player will only play cda format. The end result files must ...
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Installers asks me to insert CD that is already in tray [closed]

I have tried installing Ubuntu 11.04 server and Ubuntu 10.04 server on a fairly old AMD Athlon machine but after quite som time of the install the installer asks me to insert the install disk, which ...
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CD box label designer

Is there any good program for printing CD jewel case labels, which: automatically fetches the track titles from freedb or similar cdda database allows to customize layout (background color, element ...
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How to install Windows 7 inside Virtualbox of Ubuntu?

I have already dual systems : Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed on my laptop. The Windows 7 had been installed when I bought this laptop, and I don't have a CD. I just installed VitrualBox under Ubuntu, ...
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Check burned Ubuntu CD

My OS is Ubuntu 10.10. I have burned Ubuntu 11.04 into a CD. Now I tried to check the CD following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM#Check%20the%20CD, as following: $ ls -l -rwxrwx--- 1 ...
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Test Blank CD/DVD?

How would I test a blank CD/DVD + R to see if it's good. I have a blank DVD that has a few light scratches on it and I want to see if it is able to burn a home movie onto it.
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Checking scratched CD integrity

I've an old music CD and it's all scratched, is there anyway that i could check if there is any unreadable part on it? Something like fsck for CDs/DVDs?
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How do I mount CD-ROM at /media/cdrom0?

I'm trying to install a game of mine using POL (PlayOnLinux), but the CD-ROM must be mounted at /media/cdrom0. Instead, it is being mounted at /media/(diskname). Is there a way I can fix this?
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Can't find external CD/DVD in Virtual Box/Windows XP mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox If this is the wrong forum I apologize. As I mentioned in another Question, I am new to Linux but will never go back to Windows! The internal ...
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How to verify that the ISO I downloaded is bootable before I burn it?

How can I check to make sure that the iso I downloaded is bootable, before I burn it?
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How to get Rhythmbox running on another user account to see the audio CD I inserted?

I have inserted an audio CD. I have also logged into another account on the same machine through ssh -X. I can successfully launch Rhythmbox, but it doesn't see the CD I have inserted, even though it ...
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Make a photo CD

I have some photos taken with a digital camera. Which software under Ubuntu can I use to make a photo CD out of it, which can be read on standard CD/DVD players for TV sets?
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How can I make a live CD/DVD from my harddisk installation?

How can I make a live CD/DVD from my harddisk installation? In other words, I would like to create a boot CD from Ubuntu that is installed on my PC, because I want to include the updated packages in ...
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Ubiquity crashes when installing from CD

I didn't want to take any risks so I ordered a CD from Canonical to get Ubuntu. Thing is, another CD was given to me about 2 days before the CD from Canonical got to me, so I installed Ubuntu 10.10 ...
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How do you forcibly unmount a disk when you press the eject button on an optical drive?

When upgrading my hardware, I also upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10. On my previous system (with 10.04 and earlier). when I ejected a disk from the optical drive, the sub-folder in the /media directory was ...
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How can I run an executable from a CD when it doesn't have the executable bit set?

A textbook I'm using came with a CD containing a few supplementary applications. To my pleasant surprise, it appears to include an installer for Linux. The readme file on the CD provides the ...
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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 can I Fix the CD/DVD refresh for the media drive so that it is recognized automatically?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 64bit and it seems to work flawlessly. But today I tried to check some CDs and I was surprised that Ubuntu doesn't automatically refresh the CD/DVDs inserted in ...
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How to read Nero InCD CD-RW disks?

I have many CD-RW disks with photos that I want to archive on an external HD, but I can not read them with Ubuntu. How can I read these disks? InCD allows you to use your rewritable disc like a ...
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freeBSD bootable CD/USB from Ubuntu

How to create bootable CD or USB (preferably) from Ubuntu? I tried FreeBSD-8.1-RELEASE-i386-memstick.img from freeBSD.org with ubuntu service: Startup Disk Creator - but it fails saying: ...
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How can I rip an audio CD to an ISO image?

It seems I have found directions for using brasero to rip a CD to .iso file, but according to that, brasero is three(3) kinds of broken. recording image as cdrdao does not work, even after ...
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Audio CDs will not Auto-mount Correctly

When I try to play any audio CD in Ubuntu 10.10 the following message appears. What is causing this problem with mounting an audio CD in the Ubuntu environment ? I need to resolve this issue ...
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Recovering Files from a Corrupt CD/DVD

I have certain old CD/DVD's which are not in good condition. I want to recover from them anything that can be recovered. in windows you had software like Isobuster and Cd Recovery which will let me do ...
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How to rip CDs in FLAC format using Banshee?

By default Banshee rips CDs in Ogg Vorbis format. I prefer to rip my CDs in FLAC format. I can't find a setting anywhere to make Banshee rip to FLAC. Is this possible? How do I do it?
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How can I limit CD drive speed while on the live CD to avoid drive noise?

I sometimes disconect my harddisks for the weeks while only using the internet and I use the Ubuntu Live CD. But every time it needs something while in live desktop it accelerates and makes a lot of ...
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Printing on CD/DVD with Epson Stylus Photo R285 (or similar)

I need to print on CD/DVD with my Epson R285. Please indicate a method or Ubuntu software for printing on CD/DVD surfaces.
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How much room do language packs take?

In order to save space, is it possible to make the CD English-only, and put the other languages only on the DVD?
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How can I disable the autostart of Brasero when I insert a blank CD/DVD?

When a blank media inserted, the burning tool automatically started. Is there a way to disable that feature?
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How to install on a netbook without a CDROM?

I have an ASUS Eee PC 901 that came with Windows XP installed on it. Does anyone know how to install Ubuntu on it? Also does anyone know if Ubuntu would work on it? Would it recognize the webcam, ...
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How do I banish the “You have just inserted an Audio CD.” dialog forever?

Sometimes when I insert an audio CD I get a dialog that says "You have just inserted an Audio CD. Choose what application to launch." It doesn't show up for every CD... probably something like once ...
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Where can I get the source files of the CD label?

Where can I get the source files of this CD label https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DIYMarketing#Current%20DIYMarketing%20content:
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Software to make a custom live CD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to easy remaster ubuntu? I'm looking for a list of a free easy to use program to create custom live CDs I can find something like this? I've tried recontructor but ...
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How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM Repository?

I have all images of Debian, Ubuntu and Ubuntustudio as .iso. How can I use them as repository to install my desired packages with sudo apt-get install package-name? I easily mount the .iso file with ...