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Brasero is a free disc-burning program provided by default since Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.

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Burn 16bit 44.1kHz audio CD with Ubuntu

I have some lossless high quality audio files in FLAC format. I want to burn an audio CD-R compatible with most old players. I tried brasero and xfburner, and dragged the files inside. However the ...
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Can't burn to CD with any program in Ubuntu 22.04

I recently had to upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 (both running XFCe, if that makes any difference). The CD drive was working perfectly in the former, but I'm having issues with the latter. It ...
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Can I make a bootable installation .iso file from my current PC state? [duplicate]

Is it possible to make an ISO of my current installation, flash it to a pendrive and use it as an installer for another PC? Will it have all my files and apps in it? Do I have to put an installer in ...
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K3b fails to burn Windows ISO to DVD-R at 98% (Brasero also fails)

I'm trying to create a bootable Windows 8.1 ISO on a blank DVD after my system repeatedly failed to boot from a USB, only showing a flashing dash. I tried using Brasero, but I always get an error that ...
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brasero and growisofs fail pointlessly - "space will be wasted"

Trying to burn a copy of Ubuntu 22.04 onto a dual layer DVD, I keep getting this error: :-( more than 50% of space will be wasted! use single layer media for this recording I don't have any single ...
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How to write CD-Text with brasero or k3b

I'm on to produce an audio CD and I have here the master-CD (produced on another UBUNTU system) which will be sent to the manufacturer. Before I want to make a copy. There is CD-Text on the CD and ...
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Burning M-Disks on Ubuntu 20.04

I purchased an external disk writer from ASUS. This one: https://www.asus.com/Commercial-Data-Storage/SDRW08D2SU/ And M-Disks from Verbatim, these ones: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01E0CUU1C/...
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Problem burning mp3s to CDs

I am having a problem writing mp3s to CDs that will play in my car CD player. (It is mp3 capable.) I have used Verbatim CD-RWs successfully in the past to write mp3s that play in my car. I have used ...
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Brasero says no enough room on CD

I am trying to burn some mp3s to a CD using Brasero. According to thunar, I have 717 Mb of songs. But Brasero says the project is 737 Mbs and asks if I want to use multiple disks. I used the create ...
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Brasero crash burning audio CD

I am attempting to burn an audio CD but the project keeps crashing when I attempt to write to media. Here is the last bit of the .log file: BraseroWodim Launching command BraseroWodim called ...
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Writing Previously Untranscoded FLAC files to CD

I have many FLAC files for writing on CDs. I have been transcoding them to WAV, before writing them to disk. I have since discovered that if I just copy FLAC files into a Brasero project it seems to ...
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brasero video project error

Brasero will not burn video projects. The error message says: All required applications and libraries are not installed. Please install the following manually and try again: mplex (GStreamer plugin),...
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What is the most accurate way to make a digital copy of a DVD?

I'm interested in making accurate, future-proof digital copies of some family movies which are on DVD. What is the recommended way of doing this in 2019? I am inclined to think that it would be best ...
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How to burn multiple mp3 tracks to a series of plain audio CDs

The default Brasero application, as far as I can tell, does nothing at all when asked to burn lots of mp3 tracks to more than one CDR. I know about the permission issues with some of its supporting ...
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Brasero not working in 18.04

I just upgraded to 18.04 and now Brasero not loading. I am not very computer savvy. So please make it simple. Thanks
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How to install libdvdcss.so.2 (Library) to Ubuntu 18.04

I want to make a copy of a DVD with Brasero. But it asks for libdvdcss.so.2. I already did what was suggested at How should I install libdvdcss.so.2 (Library) to Ubuntu 16.04 But it didn't work.
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How to record an audio CD with track information in Brasero?

I use the following process: I select the tracks on my PC and add the files to Brasero. Brasero then burns the CD correctly but, when I play the CD in a commercial CDJ Pioneer or in another player ...
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Can I test a cue/bin image without burning a CD?

Can I test an audio CD created with Brasero (cue/bin files) in Ubuntu 16.04 without burning a CD? I would like to check that titles and other metadata are correct on the image.
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Root access to blank optical media

Ubuntu seems to have a problem accessing blank optical media using sudo/root. Correct operation Insert a blank CD/DVD in the optical drive. Open a terminal window. Run nautilus You should see a ...
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How to check if DVD-R is closed?

When I burn a DVD with Brasero, it asks me whether I want to close the DVD after burn or leave it open to add files later. How do I check whether a DVD is read-only or it's still writable? I am ...
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How to prevent Brasero to auto eject disc at the end of burning?

I'm using Brasero to burn some disc. It works fine. But, at the end of burning, Brasero eject the disc each time. I wish to disable it and keep the disc in the disc drive at the end of burning, but ...
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Brasero says that a 700MB CD has not enough free space for 480MB data

Working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a tracklist composed with Banshee 2.6.2 that consists of 20 tracks for a total of 485 MB. A CD with a capacity of 700 MB is in the tray. I then send this list ...
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DVD burning confusions (Brasero, K3B, and DVD remaining blank or corrupted)

I'm currently trying to burn information from my old PC (Ubuntu 16.04, 64-bit) to a DVD. Putting any blank DVD in my computer is recognized as a blank DVD, but I also get an error message that says ...
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Where does Brasero store its images?

I'm using Brasero under Kubuntu 14.04 to copy DVDs. Often it happens that I get a write error of one sort or another, so I want to try again without having to reread the source DVD. I assume the ...
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Stuck on installing Brasero

0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.91.23)] Cannot initiate the connection to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (2001:67c:1562::16). - connect (101: Network is unreachable) [IP: 2001:67c:1562::16 ...
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Brasero fails to read the multisession CD-R I want to copy

I want to copy a data CD-R that does not contain any copy protection mechanisms using Brasero on Ubuntu 16.04. After starting the process, it begins to read the disk, but fails half way through. ...
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How should I install libdvdcss.so.2 (Library) to Ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to make a Copy of a DVD using Brasero Disc Burner. It says I can't do it because I haven't got libdvdcss.so.2 (Library), which I should install manually. I tried sudo apt-get install ...
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Using Brasero with two cd drives

When using Brasero I would like to use both drives. One for the blank media and the other with the media I would like to copy. When I open Brasero it seems to insist that I change media regardless of ...
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How can I install brasero in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

As Brasero dropped out of the core apps in 16.04, I tried to install brasero via APT but with no luck sudo apt-get install brasero The response tells me that there is no package brasero. Brasero ...
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Installing Brasero removes 100+ packages and impairs internet and display manager

I was thinking to have solved one problem with Paraview but have come across a bigger one with Brasero. A few days ago I wanted to install Paraview (amd64) in my computer (x68_64, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) ...
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Splitting in Brasero

I would like to split a track manually in Brasero, trimming out unwanted bits of audio. However, this function does not seem to be working ie only 2 seconds are showing on the bar, whilst the track is ...
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I need help trying to blank a cd

I am trying to blank a cd. Sorry in advance for bad formatting, first time user. Also, please ELI5 so I don't have any stupid problems. I first tried it with this code: umount /dev/cdrom cdrecord dev=...
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Unable to copy audio disc with Brasero

It seems it creates the image correctly. After I insert the blank cd I get: Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency brasero-burn.c:1739) BraseroCdrdao called ...
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Creating windows bootable DVD

I tried creating a windows 8.1 bootable DVD using Brasero (iso), the process completed successfully but it failed to boot from the DVD, it just goes straight to my windows desktop. How do i make a ...
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Neither brasero or Xfburn recognizes the blank disc

ever since I updated my ubuntu 12.04 [NOT upgrade], my linux install can no longer burn discs. I can't seem to find a thread on how to fix this. Neither brasero or Xfburn recognizes the blank disc, ...
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Why is my disc always blank after a reportedly successful burn?

After the tools report a successful burn, the disk appears to be blank. I tried the burn with brasero and k3b multiple times. Any suggestions to actually burn the CD?
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CD tray won't open after accidentally stopping Brasero CD burn [closed]

My laptop is an HP Pavilion g6, running Xubuntu 14.04. I was burning a CD, but accidentally pressed the spacebar. Brasero immediately stopped burning, now I can't open the CD tray anymore. I've tried ...
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How do I erase a CD/DVD-R

For some reason, the Basero GUI isn't detecting my CD when I try to use the blanking option there. I tried various terminal commands, none of them worked. If anyone could help me out here, I would ...
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Does `CD/DVD Creator` verify an optical disk after writing to it?

Does CD/DVD Creator verify an optical disk after writing to it? In other words, is the data read back and compared to the original? Edit: The OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Screenshot of the application ...
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Disc burning software of Ubuntu

I want to compile and write Xvid movie files to a disc for playing them on a standalone DVD player which requires ISO 9660 file system. How can I choose this file system with the Brasero disc burner?
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Issue with sha1 sum of windows iso with brasero

i downloaded windows7 iso from digitalriver (official windows iso),the download was verified by sha1 fir integrity.no issue. then i write to dvd using brasero software. to check integrity of DVD , i ...
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Strange Brasero Problem

I was trying to burn a copy of the Zorin OS iso to a DVD+R in Brasero. It started out fine, and then it said "Ejected Medium" and ejected the disc. Then it said that an error ocurred. Why is this ...
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Error while trying to burn an audio CD with Brasero

I have a problem trying to burn an audio CD with brasero, every time I try to I get this error. I really like using Brasero.
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Burning DVD is taking too long

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I used to burn my DVDs with Brasero Disc burner without any problem until a month ago. But recently the process is taking too long than normal. The process proceeds as ...
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How to burn an ISO-image with root access only?

I would like to know how can I burn an ISO-image file in a directory (inside another partition) that I can only read with root permission using sudo. There is no left room, I cannot copy, move or ...
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unable to burn iso

hello trying to burn dban onto a cd r 700mb. Using brasero getting an error. Here is the log file. Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency brasero-burn.c:1739) ...
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Brasero stuck at 'Normalizing tracks'

I am trying to burn an audio CD using Brasero. With all albums I've tried to burn, Brasero gets stuck at Normalizing tracks:
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Ubuntu shows recorded dvd as blank

I recorded a music DVD in DVD player. The DVD is working well, but now I can't see the contents of the DVD on Ubuntu, it shows it as blank DVD. Any idea how I can view the files?
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audio cd s not burning to mp3 format-burning to wav format in k3b and brasero using ubuntu 12.04.2

It started in ubuntu 13.04-I was doing what I usually do,I opened brasero to make an audio cd from a few mp3 audio files..When burned I noticed the files on cd were in wav format.I then tried k3b with ...
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Brasero makes unusable DVD's

Brasero is fond of writing .md5 CRC files on the DVD. Most DVD players are allergic to stray files and refuse to play DVD's with .md5 files written on them Why on earth does Brasero do this and how ...
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