I have tried countless cd/dvd burning software on ubuntu 12.04 and none of them work for me, any ideas guys?

I've tried tovidgui, bombono dvd,and mestelix, they are all so very confusing is there any program like dvdflick that is just straight to the point?

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    Have you tried the default burner installed with 12.04 Brasero? It simple to use and "straight to the point" – stephenmyall Jul 10 '12 at 19:57

Brasero Disc Burner

Comes as a default application in Ubuntu. Supports features like on-the-fly burning, multi-session, on-the-fly conversion of music playlists in all formats supported by GStreamer and so on.

Click on your Dash and type Brasero to access it and give it a try


If its not installed (for whatever reason) you can install it from the Ubuntu Software Centre

brasero screenshot

Install via the software center

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  • Which category should i choose to make a photo cd/dvd ? – Sajad Jun 26 '15 at 9:03


is a CD and DVD writing ('burning') application and is available from the Ubuntu Software Centre.

Key Features include

Write data disks

Write audio disks

Write 'images' to disk (e.g. Linux distributions)

Copy disks Rip and encode audio CDs

k3b screenshot

Install via the software center


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  • KDE default burner with KDE dependencies – user47206 Nov 4 '14 at 13:57

DeVeDe Install devede

This is quite a simple DVD authoring tool that claims to create simple DVDs that can be played on a home DVD player.

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Install via the software center

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Nero or try imgburn Both of them should work for ubuntu 12.04.3 At least they workd for me.

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    This is Windows software – Joren Oct 12 '13 at 10:34
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    @Joren Both Nero & Imgburn are available for Ubuntu as well. If you downvoted the answer, please undo it. :-) – TomKat Oct 12 '13 at 15:00

Another lightweight option is Xfburn. It comes with Xubuntu and Lubuntu, too.

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