Best free/low-cost Windows software for burning Linux iso's to CD/DVD-R CD/DVD-RW
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So, I should be able to write CD-RW's, but it never works-different programs-nope, nothing.
Anyway-so I figured trying Wine with a Windows app(but don't know?), or installing one of the suggestions you guys provide to my brother's XP and burning the CD/DVD-RW's on his computer.
When I went through my phase of distrohopping a few years back, I tried CD-RWs, and one or two of them failed (problems usually during installation) so I stopped using them and stick to CD-Rs or DVD-Rs now. I've no idea why they're not as reliable as -Rs.
Mainly I want to put in another plug for ImgBurn. I think it is the best choice. Before I found ImgBurn I tried several other CD burning programs and was always confused over their UI and sometimes got bad results. No I install ImgBurn on any Windows computer where I need to Burn CDs or DVDs. That has been at least eight different Windows computers so far and as many different kinds of media and zero problems.
Suggestions please-something at least comparable to k3b.
k3b isn't bad for CD burning on Linux, but I'd be a lot happier if ImgBurn were available on Linux.
OK-in Slackware 12.2 it seems it's not recognizing my CD/DVD writer.
root@bz:~# cdrecord dev=/dev/cdrom1 speed=4 padsize=63s -pad -v -eject /root/Desktop/v1/mydsl.iso
cdrecord: No write mode specified.
cdrecord: Asuming -sao mode.
cdrecord: If your drive does not accept -sao, try -tao.
cdrecord: Future versions of cdrecord may have different drive dependent defaults.
Cdrecord-ProDVD-ProBD-Clone 2.01.01a57 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2009 J÷rg Schilling
TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Warning: Open by 'devname' is unintentional and not supported.
cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/cdrom1'. Cannot open or use SCSI driver.
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'.
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'.
I tried (dev=/dev/cdrom) also (=/dev/cdrom0/1/2/etc), then I did scanbus-
my opinion it the best burner ripper and others it's NERO. NERO 9 can make copy of the blu-ray disc, DVD and cd with the foot beside of the back. I use it to make my personal dvd's. I download the movies in the BitComet and make the menus and intro with NERO. OK. It's a pretty expensive but with sure that you pay for only one time to buy a burn program.
Really I wanna know if you can write changes back to a CD-RW using a livecd distro like slax?
Is that possible?
Like a USB?
Changing a CD-RW while booted from it, is a very complex thing to do. I'm sure you won't find simple support for that in any livecd, and trying to use a Windows CD burning program in Wine wouldn't help.
Some livecd versions have a way to relocate entirely into ram after booting, so the CD drive could be available for burning another .iso (but that would require enough ram for both the image you are booted from and the new one you want to burn).
Even if you weren't booted from the CD, I don't know whether any Linux CD writing software can write just changes inside the image to modify a CD-RW. The usual way is to create an entire new modified .iso file and write that.