Questions tagged [cd-drive]

Drive that can used to read CD (compact disk) drive.

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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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Ubuntu not reading CD+DVD drive

Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize the drive I was using for years. I am a Rookie, not a pro, by the way. Please HELP When I run: sudo lshw -C disk the output is *-cdrom Description: DVD-RAM ...
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Boot from CD results in Grub 2 minimal bash like line

I have an old pc dual boot with windows 7/ubuntu 14.04. I tried to change ubuntu with xubuntu 20.04 booting the latter from the cd-drive. The installation was doing fine but at some point when it was ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - CD Drive keeps opening/closing randomly

Ubuntu 20.04 I have tried below solutions provided in Ubuntu forums but it has not solved the problem. eject -v -a off - Tried this but did not solve the problem sudo setcd -s /dev/sr0 - This ...
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Installing from a live stick on to SSD which is in the CD BAY

I am a using a live stick to carry out a fresh install onto my SSD which is fitted in the CD drive bay due to a fault with the main drive bay How do i get my cd bay to my main drive during ...
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CD doesn't detect in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to mount cd in ubuntu 16.04.And it doesn't detect automatically.Is there any command to access, cd in drive?
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Ubuntu not reading CD/DVD drive

When I insert a CD into my CD/DVD drive, Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize the drive. When I run sudo lshw -C disk the only output I get is *-disk description: ATA ...
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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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Install Lumbuntu from inside Windows OS?

I'm trying to revitilize an old P4 desktop w/1.25GB of RAM. The BIOS does not have any option to boot from USB. The CD/DVD for whatever reason does not recognize the Lubuntu (and other Linux distros)...
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CD Drive not recognized - 18.04

Problem: CD-Drive not working / mounting. When i insert a CD, file manager does nothing. The eject command in the terminal does not work. I do not have much knowledge about setting up hardware in ...
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trigger script on open or close of cd drive

I found several questions/answers about how to open/eject/mount a cd rom/drive. But I am after something else: I would like to run a script whenever the cd drive either closes or opens, it doesn't ...
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How can I edit my fstab file?

Unfortunately, I cannot use my Cdrom. Could someone help me? /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used ...
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Why does dcfldd always fail on cd-roms that also contain music?

Ive been working on digitizing my entire library of physical discs, using dcfldd to make disc image copies of every cd-rom & dvd Ive ever owned so I can take them off to the thrift store and save ...
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CD Drive doesn't recognize inserted CD/DVD in disc drive in UBUNTU 16.04 LTS

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I wanted to make a live CD for an OS change in another computer. When i insert a CD or DVD in the disc drive, the Drive will start spinning but it will not show the mounted ...
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CDROM recognized, but cannot mount: no medium found on /dev/sr0

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 and want to open some CDs and DVDs. While on my old PC running Ubuntu Server, they can be mounted easily, on my laptop they are not mounted. I tried: $ sudo lshw -C disk *-...
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CD/DVD tray keeps coming out after installing ubuntu 17.04

After I have installed Ubuntu 17.04, the CD-tray keeps coming out on its own. I don't even use the drive. What might be possible reason for this? And, how do I fix it?
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Use an SSD Drive in the CD Rom Tray

i just bought a tray to replace my CD Rom Drive and insert an SSD Disc over there. The second SSD taht is in the tray still has Ubuntu installed inside. The main Ubuntu installation is on a Liteon ...
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cd tray not opening in Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

I am a novice with Ubuntu 16.04 and have tried all sorts of commands in the terminal and even sticking a pin in but nothing will get the tray to open
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CD/DVD-RW Drive not at all reading discs in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

My DVD drive is not reading any discs that's put into the drive. Last time, it worked like some miracle happened and now, it isn't. OS:Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Device: Dell Inspiron N5050 (Ubuntu Version) ...
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Can't mount CD/DVD on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm a beginner in Linux and I'm trying to open a CD-ROM on Ubuntu 16.04, but I can't. I've already tried the following commands: sudo mount /dev/cdrom result: mount: can't find /dev/cdrom in /etc/...
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Start game without CD with wine

recently I installed a game on my Notebook PC which runs problemless with wine. But I don't want to carry the CD everywhere around e.g. if i travel with the bus. Has anyone an idea how to run the ...
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Unable to mount Parallels Tools to virtual CDROM

I reinstalled Ubuntu 16.10 in Parallels Desktop12 on my Mac but I failed to install Parallels Tools. I tried to mount the Tools.iso manually to the virtual CDROM, but it shows: Error mounting /dev/...
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DVD drive can not be accessed, but is recognised and seen by programs

I have a very weird issue with one of my optical drives at the moment. Currently, I have an old Plextor PX-760A IDE-drive and a Pioneer BDR-206 installed by SATA. The Pioneer drives works without any ...
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Difference between booting from a CD/DVD and from a USB drive

The CD drive on my laptop doesn't work. So my computer couldn't read any CD inserted into it. (Also at present I don't have any external disc or anything else like that with me right now). I have to ...
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Help with opening CD-ROM from terminal

I am trying to open CD-ROM from terminal but it is showing the error; eject: unable to find or open device for: `/dev/cdrom' I tried to find out CD-ROM with: sy@shiv:~$ sudo lshw -C disk *-disk ...
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CDROM drive suddenly not recognised

[xubuntu 16.10] I was ripping a cd in banshee and it froze half way through. I restarted banshee and it didn't recognise the cd, thunar no longer showing the drive. I read a number of questions on ...
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When cd is inserted it will not play 16.04

Previously when I inserted a music cd, a cd icon appeared in the sidebar and I could open Rhythmbox to play it. I had some problem with ejecting the cd so tried looking at the shortcuts setting. I don'...
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Why does my same CD player show up multiple times in Nautilus

Every time I unplug and replug my CD player into the USB port, another clone of the CD shows up in Nautilus/the unity sidebar. See example screenshot. Whenever I click on one of the CD’s, all three “...
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Computer not booting after attempt to install CD/DVD Drive

I tried to install the LG Multi DVD Writer (model : GH24NSD1) to my (up until now perfectly working) desktop. I turned my computer off, unplugged the PSU, plugged the DVD drive to the power supply and ...
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CD tray not responding

I have an issue with my laptop's CD tray : whenever I put a CD inside, it rotates and then stops following the same cycles for like 5 minutes during which none of the CD related commands and tools ...
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Is it possible to change the filesystem type of the Compact Disc (CD) in linux using terminal commands?

I have a new Compact Disc (CD) which is sony(rewritable) and its Filesystem type is UDF. Now it is possible to change it to CDFS filesystem using terminal commands or any other software? The reason ...
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Problem mounting a cdrom

I am baffled by CDs under Ubuntu 15.10. When I insert an audio CD in the drive, it is recognized as such and can be played (Rhythmbox for instance). An icon appears on the desktop. When I insert a DVD ...
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Windows Install [duplicate]

Ok I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on all of my computers and want to put windows 7 back on my desk top, I boot from the cd everything looks to start normal, after clicking install windows 7 it ...
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CD-R drive is not working

I have a Power Spec (Micro Center, Columbus, Ohio house brand) computer in which the CD-R drive has stopped working. When I insert a CD, I do not hear the drive starting, nor do I see any results on ...
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Cannot mount cdrom drive

I cannot mount cdrom drive on xubuntu 14.04. Here is my /etc/fstab : Any suggestions ? (if you could also provide me a brief explanation, so that i can deal with it alone the next time.) # /etc/fstab:...
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cd/dvd rom drive continuouly searched

I am using 14.04 on HP630 Laptop for around 2 months now. From the beginning I have noticed that I get a kind of clicking noise from cd/dvd rom drive every 15 to 30 seconds even though the drive is ...
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external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB not working properly in Ubuntu

My new external CD/DVD drive Samsung SE-208GB is not working properly on mini PC with Ubuntu 14.04. Audio CDs play OK, DVDs play with difficulty (vibrations, higher noise), or not at all - it throws ...
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Device not finding a CD/DVD Drive

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 from a disk I downloaded and burned on this laptop whilst it was running Win8.1. Laptop is an HP Pavilion g6. Clearly the CD/DVD drive works, as the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - Automount CD/DVD to /media

So.. a few months ago I upgraded my system from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS. Clean install, everything fresh. I haven't had to insert a disk until just now and I've come across a problem. Specifically, ...
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Mounting CD drive

I'm attempting to mount my CD drive so that I can use it, and I'm confused on all the necessary steps I need to take to get it working smoothly. When I go to my disk utilities it is popping up on my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't recognize CDROM/DVD device

lshw doesn't find the CDROM: juantxo@juantxo-OEM:~$ sudo lshw -class disk *-disk descripción: ATA Disk producto: WDC WD1600BEVS-0 fabricante: Western Digital id físico: 0....
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CD player problem

I installed XUbuntu 14.10 (dual boot with Windows 7). When I tried to insert a CD, it didn't work (it works fine in Windows, though). sudo lshw *-scsi:1 physical id: 2 logical name: ...
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CD/Drive not Reading Disc

Ubuntu Trusty Tahr, I've thrown a computer together from scratch for the first time and I'm currently trying to install a CD drive so i can read disc. Ive tried many methods but just cant seem to get ...
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System doesn't see my dvd drive as a recorder

Ever since upgrading to 14.04 (I believe - I didn't try to burn anything for a while), my system has not been able to burn CD/DVD. It's seen as "Slimtype DVD A DS8A8SH (KAA2)" mounted as /dev/sr0 (...
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Slow system responsiveness reading some CD-R/DVD-R

My system hangs from time to time when reading imperfect CD-R/DVD-R (slow reading speed from the drive). It is like the filesystem's IO lags and every time an application wants to read or write ...
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Installling Ubuntu on older computer that does not seem to recognise cd drive

I want to install Ubuntu on an older pc that is running Windows 98. I burned a cd download, but when I put it into the cd drive nothing happens (the disc is recognized as Ubuntu in Windows 8). I've ...
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How to make Foobar2000 see the CD drive?

I have installed Foobar2000 in Wine and it has no access to the CD. In Wine configuration I added the cd drive. But it doesn't work. Excepting in one situation: if inserting a dvd and then ...
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cd tray not working properly

My cd tray of T400 sometimes pops it out by itself. But when I want to eject it by pushing its button, it doesn't respond. How can I fix the problem? Thanks. ubuntu 12.04 Here are some commands. $ ...
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How may I boot up 14.04 lts without having to worry about having a usb or cd inserted during startup?

I installed via a usb thumbdrive, and before doing so I had to change boot options to boot from usb. Now upon boot, im prompted at startup to choose an os to boot from usb or boot ubuntu(which isnt a ...