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Old 05-08-2014, 06:19 PM   #1
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Blanking a disc in Ubuntu 13


There seems to be a lot of confusion in how to blank a disc using Braseo.

I had success with opening the application....Brasero...Then data Disc...then drag disc content to page...then go to tools...blank disc. Seemed to work for me.
 
Old 05-08-2014, 07:02 PM   #2
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a quick way to blank a disk is this
Code:
cdrecord blank=fast
 
Old 05-08-2014, 08:34 PM   #3
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a quick way to blank a disk is this
Code:
cdrecord blank=fast
If you are blanking a disc to use in Brasero, why not use the method that is already availab le in the program?
 
Old 05-08-2014, 10:42 PM   #4
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Is it a cd/rw?
 
Old 05-08-2014, 10:58 PM   #5
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Hi:

You can use the terminal to blank out a cd too- Just run this:
Code:
 1. Open the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) under Ubuntu and unmount first the disc with this command:

umount /dev/cdrom

2. 
or a quick erase, use this command:

wodim dev=/dev/cdrom blank=fast
Works for me-
 
Old 05-09-2014, 02:48 AM   #6
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Is it a cd/rw?

Can be, but you can just blank the disc and put it back in the rack.
 
Old 05-19-2014, 12:20 AM   #7
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Can be, but you can just blank the disc and put it back in the rack.
With K3b and XFBurn there is no need for blanking. The program wipes the RW as it write the new .iso to the disk.
You can use a RW a handful of times before it can't hold another burn.
 
  


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