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Questions relating to the burning of writable media including DVD/Blu-Ray

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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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How to burn an ISO file to a USB?

I was thinking about creating a bootable USB drive by burning an ISO image, but I can't find an ISO burner for Ubuntu. How I can do that?
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Burning .mp4 to a DVD

Using Kubuntu 21.10, I have been trying to burn a DVD containing three videos I've received from YouTube-dl. One of them is type .mkv and the other two are .mp3. Using Brasero, I have selected the ...
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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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Strange thing while burning an ISO file with Ubuntu Studio to usb using dd

I burned an ISO file with Ubuntu Studio and I did it using status=progress. When I started the process of burning I saw that there was already 1 GB (when you use status=progress it shows how much GB ...
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Can't read or write CDs with Ubuntu 20.04

The USB DVD-RAM writer, DVDRRW GSA-2166D, has the capability to play and burn CDs. But under Ubuntu 20.04 whilst it plays DVDs,the device is not recognised at all by VLC when an audio CD is inserted. ...
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Why did my CDR/DVR stop writing after I installed updates to Ubuntu 18.04.5

I've been using the same system for years now, and since Ubuntu 14.04 have been able to write CD's on it without a problem, but now Ubuntu 18.04.5 sees both my CDR/DVDR as 'read only' and that doesn't ...
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Third version of ISO9660

I am trying to burn some files to a DVD. When I did so, I got this message, Do I need to install the 3rd version of ISO9660? Thanks.
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CD/DVD Creator is not functional

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3, and the CD/DVD Creator tool seems to be nonfuctional, and potentially even missing. Here are the symptoms: I insert a blank CD into the optical drive. Nothing pops up: no ...
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burning CDs or DVDs and ISO files in ubuntu 18.04

I am running ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I notice there is no cd/dvd burner. I write click on a file and there is the option to open with disk image writer. I can write to a hard drive but not to the CD/...
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how to burn iso onto dvd?

Unable to burn iso onto dvd, ubuntu startup disk creator doesnt show my dvd drive Observation 1.DVD drive is mounted as read only On windows and ubuntu , when I try to burn iso into disk ,it just ...
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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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Xubuntu 18.04.2 - USB CD-RW won't write

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04.2 on a Mac Mini. Because the internal DVD-RW drive is dead, I bought an external USB CD-RW and DVD read drive. When I put in a blank CD-R, the blank disk shows on the desktop....
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Bootable USB burning Problem

I am trying to burn 19.04 latest verified ISO on 2 different USB Flash drives but during installation, after creating partitions I found error that "your DVD/Flash Drive has not burnt fine, Please ...
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xfburn fails: Burn run failed!

This is the English version (including later edits) of Xfburn: fehlgeschlagen, Burn Run failed. I use Xubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, currently with Linux kernel 4.4.0-145-generic x86_64. Xfburn has version 0....
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Xfburn: fehlgeschlagen, Burn Run failed [duplicate]

Ich benutze Xubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, momentan mit dem Linuxkern 4.4.0-145-generic x86_64 Außerdem xfburn version 0.5.4 for Xfce 4.12 Ich verwende einen Lenovo W530, der enthält ein CD/DVD-RW-Laufwerk ...
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How to compose a mixed (audio + data) CD image (ISO) from the command line

I have a set of audio files (WAV format) and a collection of data files and I want to create a mixed audio+data CD image (ISO) with (preferably only) command line tools. I don't actually want to burn ...
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Blank 700 MB CD shows as 438.1 MB free

I inserted a 700MB blank CD into the optical drive. I then right clicked on an ISO file that is 298MB and selected write to disk. The window that came up showed 438.1 MB free. Why isn't it 700MB? ...
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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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Burning a Windows iso that is too big [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Windows as a dual-boot. The iso file is the last Windows release: Windows_10_Oct_It and I've tryed so many softwares but everyone says: There's a file too big to burn into a usb. ...
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Burning DVD's on Ubuntu (NOT ISO-files)

I have a load of self-compiled video dvd's made on Cyberlink PowerDirector which I used to burn to dvd's through Ashampoo Burning Studio 16. These are NOT images of DVD (ie. ISO-files) but instead ...
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Create an img file with Ubuntu hard disk info

I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu and I've spent about 4 hours installing and customizing software within the OS. I would like to create an .IMG file that contains the hard disk partition ...
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Brasero got stuck in image checksum after burning, is the burning process compromised?

I was burning the iso image of the last Ubuntu distro with Brasero, and it got stuck doing the checksum thing it does after burning the image. So I canceled and it finished doing whatever it was doing....
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problem with k3b not burning audio cd's

I set up k3b (actually a friend converted my computer to Linux) and put a blank cd in my drive, select the songs I want to burn, and push burn. I get a sound and this message: cdrecord has no ...
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Virtual CD / DVD burner

I have a file in iTunes on Windows in VirtualBox that can be burned to CD / DVD. I could burn this file to a CD / DVD and rip it to my computer but I don't want to waste a CD / DVD so I'm looking for ...
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DVD Creating / Burning Tools for Ubuntu 18.04

I am a serious collector of professional boxing videos and prefer watching them on old-fashioned tv/dvd player set instead of any computer set-up. Previously as a Windows user I have done 100's of ...
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Etcher alternative for dvd burning [duplicate]

Etcher used to be great for burning ISO to USB or microSD card. However, it still doesn't support DVDs. What is the alternative to make a bootable DVD from ISO? P.S tried a few suggestions and this ...
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Burn Ubuntu in USB for booting

What is the best software to burn Ubuntu in USB for booting without errors? OS : Windows 10 USB : San disk 32 G.B ISO File : Ubuntu 18.04 amd64 Laptop : Toshiba satellite c850
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blank cd's are not correctly id'd

I have been trying to burn a cd using memorex cd-r cd's. I've tried k3b and braserio with no luck. k3b reports that it "didn't like" the media. when I pull up the disk information, it tells me that ...
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How can i burn directory and files to DVD with another disc name in ubuntu 16.04 via terminal? [closed]

I want do these in terminal: eject DVD-RW Check DVD disc blank or not Burn DVD if it blank (with any name I give) But when I burn DVD with command sudo wodim dev=/dev/sr0 -v -data /path/to/data/...
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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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Windows 10 image too large for Brasero to burn. How can I get around this? [duplicate]

I have just downloaded a Windows10 image: $ du --bytes Win10_1709_German_x64.iso 4710961152 Win10_1709_German_x64.iso It is slightly too large to burn it to a dvd (4.7gb) with Brasero. Is there a ...
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How to debug Rhythmbox missing plugin for burning CD

I want to burn a CD using Rhythmbox. I cannot get it to work. I want to find out why but more I want to learn how to debug a problem like this, which occurs pretty much any time I try to do anything ...
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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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k3b and brasero rejects attempts to burn Blu-Ray disks on kubuntu 17.04

Running kubuntu 17.04 on machine that includes an LG WH16NS40 with firmware version 1.02 (apparently latest version). I'm attempting to burn a 12.0 GB ISO image onto either 25 GB or 50 GB BD-R disks ...
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Burning files to DVD [duplicate]

When I move files to a DVD window (It says Drag or Copy files to write them to disk) I can only do it once. If I try to "Write to Disk" The window comes up "Please wait until the estimation of the ...
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Is there a burning program that supports disk spanning?

Is there a burning program that supports disk spanning? This means that if you add data bigger than the actual disk (CD, DVD, Blue Ray) to the project, it will be spread across multiple disks.
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Problem while burning Ubuntu iso file on a DVD-R on Windows 7

I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 on my Windows 7 laptop. The laptop is a 64 bits one. I downloaded the iso image file but then when trying to burn it into a DVD driver I got the error "The burning ...
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Create a bootable Windows 8.1 DVD from Ubuntu Live USB

I don't currently have any OS in my laptop. I booted it from Ubuntu Live USB. I have a DVD to which I want to burn Windows 8.1 (64-bit) and make it bootable. I would like to know, if Ubuntu built in ...
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 LTS have Blue Ray Support?

I read some time ago that Ubuntu doesn't support the burning of Blue Ray disks. Does 16.10 now support it? I've tried using kb3 but it displays a blank window; I've also tried some command line ...
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Brasero Disc Burner - Vers 3.12.1 - Do Not Burn In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have never had any issues with Brasero before until now! Ever since i upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Brasero have kept failing to burn everything. One of two things happen ...
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how to burn music to CD using .cue and .flac files

I want to archive my cd collection using Rubyripper, but I am unable to burn the music back to disc using the .cue files Rubyripper generates. The previous post on SE - here - dodges the ability to ...
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Ubuntu gnome 16.04 OS install

Hi my current operating system is microsoft xp 3. I decided to install ubuntu gnome 16.04 and i downloaded the iso of it and burn that to dvd using infra recorder.But i cant find the install icon in ...
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'Device or resource busy' with cdrskin

I am trying to burn an iso (myiso.iso) on an empty CD R with cdrskin, I get the following error however: # cdrskin myiso.iso cdrskin 1.4.6 : limited cdrecord compatibility wrapper for libburn ...
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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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cannot burn dvd's

I cannot burn DVDs with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. Here's what I have done to troubleshoot why this is happening: david@EvilGenius:~$ ls -l /dev/sr0 brw-rw----+ 1 root cdrom 11, 0 Sep 7 13:40 /dev/sr0 ...
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Burning Blueray disk with growisofs stopped at 'WRITE@LBA=b02ea0h Error'

I successfully burned several Blueray Disk with this command: growisofs -allow-limited-size -Z /dev/sr0 -r -speed=4 -J -V "Backup 01" /home/default/Documents/Backup/ But when I tried to burn an BD50 ...

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