I have 4.7 Gb DVD-disc with some archival data and I want to copy it to other DVD disk (or read to ISO-file). K3b shows that it has 3 sessions:

k3b - 3 sessions

Usually I use K3b for disc writing and copying. But in current case it fails on "Creating Image" stage with message "k3b does not support copying multi-session DVD or Blu-ray disks":

k3b fail

Brasero tries to copy the last session (about 14 Mb).

What else should I try? How can I copy my multi-session disc using Ubuntu?

  • What kind of DVD disk is it? Where does it come from? How was it created? Have you tried with the risky dd or with ddrescue? Could it be that the DVD drive has not got the ability to read this kind of drive in the complete way, that is necessary for making an image or a cloned copy? – sudodus Oct 22 '18 at 12:47
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    Currently I do not have this disk. It was written on some medical DICOM device. I was able to access files on it. I can't find solution in Ubuntu, so I copied it on MS Windows with Roxio (do not remember the name exactly). How should I copy such disk next time in Ubuntu with some GUI method? – N0rbert Oct 22 '18 at 13:19
  • It is difficult to test what might work, when you haven't got the DVD disk. – sudodus Oct 22 '18 at 13:58

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