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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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k3b does not recognize author/title/time by ripping Audio-CD by minimal install

I have on two discs fresh installed a vanilla Ubuntu 22.04 and another one upgraded to 22.04 an 20.04 minimal install. At Ubuntu 22.04 I have installed k3b and when I rip Audio-CD, database is queried ...
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K3b CD ripping - can't change LAME settings

I'm trying to rip a CD to mp3 with VBR setting V0. In an earlier version of K3b, you could configure the LAME command string. But in version 19.12.3, that has been replaced with a screen in the LAME ...
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K3b Blu Ray burns sometimes run out of space, using Ubuntu 18.04

This failure seems to take place with a nearly full Blu Ray K3b data project, just as it's finishing up the writing, and right before it normally starts verifying the files burned correctly. My work ...
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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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K3b can't burn Blu ray disc. Mkisofs crashes

I am using Kubuntu 20.04 and i have a problem burning a blu ray disc. Everytime i try, i get a message that mkisofs crashed. I followed everything as explained here (https://forums.linuxmint.com/...
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K3b help needed - cdrecord has no permission to open the device

I am having problems using K3b. I am trying to erase a CD-RW disk. I am getting this error box.
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Just installed K3B, and I cannot get it to work at all

I recently upgraded from an obsolete machine and a no-longer-supported version of Ubuntu to a newer, faster machine with Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS (Bionic Beaver, 64-bit). I am running MATE as my user ...
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18.04 LTS - Is there a installation candidate for the emovix package?

Installed K3B on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The emovix dependency, and/or optional programme is not installed. The emovix and/or movixmaker-2 packages are not in the 18.04 repos - is there a way to install ...
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K3b "Unable to load KCDDB configuration module" lubuntu 18.10

I'm trying to copy CD tracks to my computer to put on my Android cellphone in lubuntu 18.10 i386 using default software. I couldn't figure out VLC (which wasn't properly playing the CD) so I opened ...
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Problem with k3b in 18.04 releases " cdrecord has no permission to open the device"

I have this problem with k3b in 18.04 releases (Ubuntu, Kubuntu, KDE Neon...) In oldest releases I do not have this problem: cdrecord has no permission to open the device You may use K3bbsetup to ...
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K3b - BluRay disc burning fails at 5 MB

I am trying to burn bluray disc using K3b. But it fails after writing 5 MB. Attaching the screenshot.
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K3b button icons in Ubuntu 16.04

I am building a new computer with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and just installed K3b 2.0.3 using the package manager. It seems like K3b is having trouble finding the icons for the buttons. The icons being ...
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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 not now working in Ubuntu 16.04.3

I have been using k3b for years on Ubuntu: I really, really like it. It's one of my favourite applications. Today I tried to use it. First, the icon had disappeared from my launcher. When I searched ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 K3b install frozen [closed]

Noob here. Installing K3b and it has stalled. I have tried through console and Software Center. I have no idea what to do or what to check. Can I "clear" the install processes that failed? Whenever ...
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System failed Blu-ray burn, would not recognize any disc until reboot

I was burning a data Blu-ray disc last night using k3b and cdrecord on Kubuntu 14.04. The disc burned fine, but the second disc stalled. The drive spun up, but k3b never showed more than 0%. ...
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Unable to burn blank dvd

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 I am using k3b as my default dvd burner When I insert any blank dvd I get the following error: unable to mount DVD-R Disc location is already mounted I tried with DVD which ...
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Kubuntu 14.04, K3B, burning group is missing / there's no burning group

I tried to burn a DVD with K3B (a data project) but have some problems. K3B does not detect an empty DVD. I burned a DVD using K3B like 3 days ago, and I did it with success. I don't know what ...
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No CD/DVD/BD writer found on k3b

Even if it is seen into drives my system won't recognize the writer... since 15.04 update... With k3b started as root the problem stays the same Dont understand why I cannot write, is there a driver ...
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md5 for iso checks, but burn always fails

---------------------update------------------------- the disc shows as an excellent disc: thufir@doge:~$ thufir@doge:~$ cdck -t -v Track list (1-1): 1: 00:02:00 (sec: 000000) data 170: 82:48:60 (...
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What's wrong with DVD burning?

I hadn't burned any DVDs in a while and today I needed to burn 3 of them from 3 different iso files. 2 very small ones (a few Kb) and one very large (8G, double layer). They all failed within seconds ...
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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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Why does K3b fail to write Data DVDs in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am not yet very familiar with Ubuntu, having only recently switched to the 14.04 LTS version from Windows. For the past few days I have been trying to burn a few movie files to make a data DVD with ...
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Keep getting error message on k3b when trying to burn a dvd video of a movie

when im burning a movie i keep getting this error message I then clicked on SHOW DEBBUGING OUTPUT and it showed this message Devices ----------------------- TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-L632H D400 (/dev/sr0, ...
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ISO Fails to Burn in K3B

I was trying to burn Zorin OS 6.4 LTS on to a DVD+R disc, so that I could have it on my laptop. Anyway, it started to burn it, but it failed and ejected the disc. Here's what it said in the ...
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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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Change K3B behavior when clicking "Open File Manager"

When right clicking a file in K3B and clicking Open File Manager it attempts to open the file in Sublime Text (my default text editor). I need it to open in Nemo (my default file manager). Is there a ...
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Unable to save anything to CD, disc mounts as Read-Only

I have recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and now I can't save nothing to CD. The CD is mounted automatically when I introduce a CD-ROM but in gnome-disks shows: $ dmesg | grep sr0 sr0: scsi3-...
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K3b - cdrecord has no permission

I use Ubuntu 12.04. Today I tried to burn an ISO file in a DVD-R disk using K3b. It used to work, but today, after one and a half minutes, it stopped saying that "cdrecord has no permission to open ...
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copy dvd to iso: brasero and k3b reports success but fails

I started brasero and chose to copy the dvd to image file. Brasero reported success. Playing file in VLC, working flawlessly until unexpected exit at approx. 1 hour 28 mins 20 sec. No error message. ...
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K3b, Basero or KFburn burn CD's?

ok, I'm brand new at this Ubuntu thing (used windows 7 all my life) and I need to know something? Can I burn Cd's on Ubuntu 12.04??? I've tried Basero, KFburn, and K3b and nothing. I've looked here ...
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K3b does not read blank CD after upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu to the latest 12.10 through the software update, and it updated fine. Now when I try to burn Cd's, it seems like it can not read the blank disc. I'm using K3B. Before the update ...
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unable to install k3b on ubuntu 12.04

I go to the software center, click install under k3b, and within seconds I am greeted with a message that says this: CD/DVD 'Ubuntu-Server 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Release i386 (20120424.1)' is ...
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How do I burn a DVD with more than 3.8 GB data?

I use Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.8.3 and wodim / genisoimage 1.1.11, but the problem is on Ubuntu (with Brasero) and occurred in Oneiric as well. Whenever I try to burn more than 3.8GB (approaching the ...
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Invalid DVDs on home player

DVDs ripped and burned with native Linux apps are "invalid" in my home DVD player, using DVDshrink or DVDfab through wine will yield a playable disc? I figure its something simple I've got set up ...
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CD burn error message [closed]

I'm using Oneiric and i can't burn CDs and DVDs on my system. I used Brasero and K3b and none would work, it would show an error every time somewhere near the 70% mark and the error would be something ...
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How to fix "K3b can only copy CD-Extra mixed mode CDs" error?

I'm trying to make a backup (an iso image) of an old cd, but I'm getting the error message "K3b can only copy CD-Extra mixed mode CDs", any idea how to fix it? I saw in a forum telling to check the ...
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K3b is missing vcdxbuild vcdxminfo and vcdxrip, how can I install it?

I can't install this programs using apt-get, I think I have to add the package. By the way, how can I find the packages for new softwares when I have only the software name? Google is not helping ...
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Can't burn CDs/DVDs

I own a Sony VAIO VPCEA35FL Laptop, and I'm having problems burning CDs/DVDs. It seems that the burn process itself works, but once the disc is done, it can't be played. I tried Brasero and k3b, both ...
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I am unable to burn DVDs. I have attempted to remedy this issue, but nothing seems to work

Weirdly enough, I WAS able to burn data to DVDs, as a matter of fact I just burned 2, but then it just stopped working. I tried using Brasero, Xfburn and K3b, and they all give some sort of error. I ...
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Can't burn cd's with Brasero or K3B, it doesn't see the cd

I was trying to burn an audio cd in Brasero in Ubuntu 11.10 64bit first and all it would do is let me burn an image file to the hard drive. So after I had no luck with it I decided to try K3B. I ...
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Slow dvd burning/reading speeds

I have a problem on which I'm struggling since i started using linux a year ago on my desktop, but still haven't found a solution for it. When reading or burning a dvd, the speeds are very slow (...
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Unable to burn to DVD-ROM Discs [closed]

I have a problem. The problem is that I could burn a data DVD before but now I can't. I've had Ubuntu 10.04, Ubuntu 10.10, and I have Ubuntu 11.10 right now. I've tried cleaning the DVD-ROM, and tried ...
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How to burn MP3 files?

Is there a way to burn .mp3 music on CD in Ubuntu 11.10? There is Brasero installed but I also installed k3b.
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How to make menubar appear in K3B (unhide it)?

When I open K3b, there is no menubar (that appears directly under the titlebar), only a toolbar. How do I make the Menubar appear? I've tried tapping F10, Alt, Alt + F. How do I unhide the menubar?
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How do I create a video DVD from vob files?

I wanna burn a video DVD from existing .vob files that can be played in a home video player. I've burned one but it doesn't have sound. I tried with k3b (New video DVD Project) because Brasero doesn't ...
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How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files?

How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files? Right now it's demanding I only feed it WAVs, of all things.
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Brasero and K3b: problems to burn data dvd's with files having spaces in its name

I decided to move from Lucid to Maverick in my office computer and I wanted to make a backup of some files on DVD. For this i tried Brasero and them k3b, both programs are not working with if the ...
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