I have downloaded the Backtrack 5 R3 ISO (also an Ubuntu Studio 12.10/Ubuntu 12.10 ISOs) and I would like to burn it to a disk (4.7GB DVD-ROM I have) but I can't seem to get Ubuntu to recognize it.

Startup Disk Creator/XFBurn don't recognize it, but they do allow me to load the ISOs into the program, just not burn it to a disk.

I tried burning it with Brasero and after I selected the ISO in the select disk area it said Please replace the disk with a supported CD or DVD I posted the image:

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  • use any burner, if the ISO is bootable it will boot. Anyway question regarding unofficial derivative are considered off topic here. Please read FAQ – Web-E Mar 17 '13 at 17:22
  • I thought it was a problem with Ubuntu, as the burner programs don't recognize the disk. The disk just sits there whirring, and program freezes up (I have to kill the process) – RPiAwesomeness Mar 17 '13 at 17:24
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    Then you should file a bug report. This is not a normal behavior of ubuntu. – Web-E Mar 17 '13 at 17:25
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    I wasn't asking about backtrack, I was asking about Startup disk creator/XFBurn not recognizing the DVD-ROM – RPiAwesomeness Mar 17 '13 at 17:50
  • Then please edit your question to make it more general and clarify whether it's just the one iso that isn't burning or whether you have the problem with others as well. – user25656 Mar 17 '13 at 17:58

For some reason, my drive will NOT recognize blank DVDs (don't as me why), I tested it in Windows and same problem. I will mark this as answer to close the question.

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