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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Determine CD/DVD burn date

How can I determine the date when a CD/DVD was written? I have already tried Disc info in Nero4Linux and cdrecord -v dev=xxx -toc, but unfortunately none of them gave me the answer. I know there ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 CD/DVD drive no longer recognized

Dear potential helpers, I have the following problem on a circa-2008 Asus Laptop with Kubuntu 12.04.3 (3.2.0-39-generic-pae): After months of working fine, the CD/DVD drive is no longer recognized. ...
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Deja Dup Backup to Cd/Dvd Possible or Not?

I started to use Linux/Ubuntu 12.04 last week. I'm a new comer. I liked this O.S. But I have a question which I couldn't find the answer here and by google search. The question is "Can I get scheduled ...
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Where is the CD / DVD Burner application

Inserting a blank dvd does not pop up the autoplay. Search in dash or ubuntu software centre does not match anything called CD / DVD Creator. I tried Brasero but it crashes. I'm just trying to burn ...
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Burning CD stuck at 100% Creating image checksum

Burning data CD using brasero get stuck at 100% and the dialog box only show Creating image checksum, empty progress bar, and a cancel button, and the disk is not spinning anymore in my cd writer. ...
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Unable to save anything to CD, disc mounts as Read-Only

I have recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and now I can't save nothing to CD. The CD is mounted automatically when I introduce a CD-ROM but in gnome-disks shows: $ dmesg | grep sr0 sr0: ...
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How can I find what process is trying to write to a CD that's offline?

I've got a Virtual CD which can mount remote media via IPMI. After doing an install of Ubuntu 12.10 I'm getting this error every 2 sec in the syslog and on the console: [628.890722] sr 6:0:0:0: ...
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Can i emulate a CD-ROM through a USB cable to another computer?

So I was wondering if anyone out there knew a way to do something like the following 1. Mount ISO/DVD on Host 2. share through a USB connection: Making the client think the USB connection is a native ...
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Can't boot into 12.04

My laptop is Benq with Windows XP. The CD-ROM is not working and my BIOS can't support booting from USB. What should I do? I tried to mount the ISO file that I downloaded. It auto-runs and prompts me ...
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Cd writer not showing in ftab

Hi I'm using the april edition of ubuntu 12.04 When i try to use my cd it's not detected It shows up in disk manager, it is not listed in fstab,when i did a checkdisk for devise it gave the ...
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Can't find iso file to burn CD

I want to use Ubuntu to format an external HDD to EXT3, but not to run on my PC. I downloaded Infrarecorder and the windows installer download on the Ubuntu download page. after rebooting ...
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how do i access my dvd rom drive on ubuntu?

I understand that you have to mount your dvd rom or cd rom before using it. I also understand that this has to be done in root in Terminal. i know how to get into root. I dont know the code i have to ...
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Official download 12.04 gives 730MB

Contrary to widespread information DOES NOT FIT ON A CD. Download here was tut.fi. Is there a 700MB version somewhere?
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how to change directory to a local drive ..in terminal?

i am a new Linux Ubuntu user. I want to save my c++ programs in a local drive. I know how to change directory and mkdir in terminal but i don't know how to switch local drives.
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How to burn mp3 audio files to CD using brasero in Ubuntu 13.10?

I have been trying to burn a list of mp3 songs to a disk using the Brasero Disk Burner. I am using Ubuntu 13.10. However, the burn is immediately stopped with the error message saying GStreamer ...
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Getting a ubuntu installation disk

Ok I'll make it simple. I live in Sri Lanka. And I dont have a good internet connection. So I already have ubuntu 10.10 which I got from shipit.ubuntu.com some time back. And distributed some copies ...
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CD Creator/Burner has frozen

I was burning something on to a blank CD. Now at the top it says "100% Done", but well I don't know? It shows the downloading status at like 1/4, but it's been like this for hours. Under that it says ...
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CD Not Showing Up

I'm trying to run a Rise Of Nations, which is an oldish Window's game, off of a CD with Wine, but the CD isn't showing up. I've tried mounting with and without out root access but get this error. ...
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How to create an audio ISO file from WAV files?

I use 13.04 with Unity. I would like to create an audio ISO file from my wav files. I tried many "solutions", but I only could create bin/cue by brasero. Is there any solution for this situation ...
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Can not install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Acer aspire 4736G through CD/DVD

Nowadays I try install Ubuntu on my laptop through CD,there is a error message I can not resolved,I try many ways ,search the internet,and find some solutions,but it can not help me,who can tell me ...
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Can't mount cd/dvd r/w drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm having some troubles mounting my drive or getting it to detect media. When I do this: dmesg | grep "sr0" I get : [ 2.096797] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer ...
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Get Rhythmbox debugging info

I'm having a weird problem with Rhythmbox that no one else seems to have. When I pause on any audio CD, I can't get Rhythmbox to play it again. I've tried various workarounds including trying to play ...
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cannot boot into ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto my Acer Aspire 5735Z. I have downloaded and burned the image to a CD (correctly as per your guide). I have set my bios to boot CD first, disabled quite boot, ...
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“BusyBox initramfs” prompt while attempting to install from live CD on 2nd HDD

I've created a partition in ext3 on my second HDD to install Linux. However, when I come to boot the CD, I get directed to a BusyBox prompt with no other choice than help. Other topics I've read on ...
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Won't read or play CD/DVD?

I have an emachine W3105. AMD Sempron 3100+ 1.8 GHz processor 512 MB RAM 100 GB hard drive DVD±RW DL drive I replace windows XP OS with Ubuntu 12.04 and it won't detect the DVD±RW DL drive. I ran ...
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Can't get Audio CD Extractor to open when I insert a CD

When I insert a CD I want Audio CD Extractor to open. Right now Banshee opens. I've gone to System Settings, Removable Media and I have chosen Audio CD Extractor for how CD Audio media should be ...
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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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K3b audio CD spanning

I need to burn some audio CDs for my player, but k3b doesn't seem to automaticly burn on multiple CDs(aka splitting the data). Is there any way to do this automatically?
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CD dirve not mounted

CD drive not mounted afetr I moved to Kubuntu 12.10. My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5670. Any suggestions, guys? Thanks
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Server 12.10 64B install carom issue USB INSTALL

After the install does [ DETECTING CD-ROM DRIVES ] it then gives me an error saying that it can't mount the cd-rom or whatever, I am installing from USB
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CD contents not showing through PlayOnLinux

I was trying to install Age of Empires III through PlayOnLinux, and everything was working fine. I entered the path for the disk, but when it asked me for the second disk, the paths weren't working. ...
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Problems mounting CD/DVD

I'm facing issues when using by very first time my CD/DVD drive in Linux. Back when I had Linux, it worked normal, CD/DVD rw, but since I didn't use it much, I just removed it from the laptop (you ...
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Is it possible to put multiple Operating Systems on a single CD/DVD (NOT USB) and be able to run them individually?

How do I install like fedora and Ubuntu on the same cd so I don't have to have like 20 cd's for os's?
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How can I get my Macbook Air Superdrive to work? on Ubuntu 13.10

So ive used this sg_raw /dev/sr0 ea 00 00 00 00 00 01 It wakes my Drive up but I can't play DVD with it on VLC or "Videos" VLC gives no error (Here is my Terminal log from VLC ...
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DVD/CD drive not working - Ubuntu 13.10

I have an HP/Compaq 615 laptop with a built-in CD/DVD-RW drive. In the past, I have had no problems using the drive to read and/or write CD's and DVD's. However, for the first time in about a year, I ...
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K3b problem burning cd

I can't make audio cds with K3b although in the past I could... Anyone who has a clue about it is welcome... This is my debugging output: Devices HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT10N A109 (/dev/sr0, CD-R, CD-RW, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10/Win 8.1 Dual boot CD

I burned a CD with ubuntu 13.10, but when I booted up, it would not recognize the CD. So I installed the startup help for if that were to happen, but when I select Ubuntu, it gives me an error screen ...
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ata2.00: SRST failed (errno=-16)

Last week end I re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a CD, so the CD-ROM was working then and was seen by the computer, though it wouldn't mount once Ubuntu had booted. Does opening the CD drive without ...
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What program should I load the Ubuntu download file with if i want it on a CD for my New Desktop

I am wanting to download Ubuntu onto a CD so when i load up my new computer i have an operating system on it how can i do this and what do i load the file with after the download.
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installation of Ubuntu with CD does not start

hi guys here is my problem: I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 from a DVD (because the file is 7mb too big for a cd) for my parents, but after getting these seven options: BOOT DEVICE MENU Normal ...
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Installing Ubuntu completely and running it off a cd/dvd?

Can I install a full Ubuntu 13.04 OS on a cd/dvd disc? I mean a full, working operational system (e.g., configurable, keeping data between boots), not just as a live cd to test it.
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Updated 13.04 doesn't recognize the CD/DVD drive

I updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and finally to 13.04. When I had the 12.04 version my CD/DVD drive was recognized and worked normally. Now that I updated Ubuntu it doesn't show the drive, ...
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How do you boot to another OS install disc

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my Emac I could not boot to another Install Disc (Mac OSX 10) is there something I need to do first?
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CD's stuggling to play

I have a problem when listening to cds. The DVD drive starts spinning but the programmes just hang and dont read the cd. This doesn't happen for all cds just some of them. I've tried this in amarok, ...
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Can't boot from Ubuntu Install CD

I have burned the install CD so that I can install Ubuntu on my daughters PC. However, the machine will not boot from the CD. The CD is fine, as I can boot my own PC from it. My daughters PC will ...
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LG superMulti disc drive give me a can not open disc error

When I try to play a DVD in Ubuntu 12 my disc drive gives me an error in the terminal saying that it cannot open the disc. I have Libdvdread and Libdvdcss as well as the Ubuntu restricted extras ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 13.04 from DVD

After having a virtual version of Ubuntu 12.04 on my Windows 7 computer for a while, I intended to install Ubuntu 13.04 on the computer itself today in parallel with Windows 7. Since I don't have a ...
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installing ubuntu from dvd

i have downloaded ubuntu to give it a go on a spare pc. i followed the instructions and set up a dvd. it works and brings up the demo page if you put it in a pc already booted up, but i can not get ...
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missing CD/DVD storage in ubuntu 12.04 (VMWare)

The CDROM does not show up and I know I need to mount it but there is no mount point '/dev/cdrom' - am I looking for the wrong mount point? Do I need to create the mount point?
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Install task from server installation CD

I have installed ubuntu server 12.04 from cd and selected just openssh-server during installation, now I want to install lamp-server and samba-server on it. This Server is without internet connection. ...