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Old 09-27-2010, 10:25 AM   #16
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That's why most users don't understand their systems. They are not at the system level with using a GUI, thus unaware of the details.
If they use their systems and do not administrate them, most people don't want to be at system level.
I tried to let a linux newbie burn a disc with brasero and he had no problems at all, he didn't need to know the name of the drive, because brasero chose the only burner in my system by default.
 
Old 09-27-2010, 10:47 AM   #17
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Hi,
That's fine as long as things are setup or fall into the proper devices designations. I've seen to many apps that don't identify properly. Still some problems at the GUI level. I know at the system level you had better know or know how to find the device(s). Then use the tools to perform the desired task(s).

@GrapefruiTgirl: More than one way to skin a cat. I was staying with 'MTK358' presentation and expanding. My methods align with the way you presented. Not all users will know the terminology let alone device naming convention(s).

By expansion of techniques here then hopefully some users will learn.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 10:42 AM   #18
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Thanks Everybody, got so many thing to know.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 10:54 AM   #19
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i suggest you use brasero disc burner, it'll be very simple for you, all you need to do is open it then say new data project specify the file that you want to burn to the disc and say burn, then you give it time to burn and thats it
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:05 AM   #20
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Or if you have enough space on your HDD you can just mount the iso to behave as a regular cd-rom without writing it to a CD or DVD, if you didn't knew that by now.
Hi Tux Rules,
Can u please elabroate this part.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:07 AM   #21
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. . . But the other one's /dev/hdc and I can't think of a command that would show me (just) optical drives of that type, without a lot of clutter...
Do you prefer cdrecord or is it due to a restriction because of choice of distro?
PHP Code:
wodim --devices 
works for me. But I use one Debian-based distro or another most of the time.

(I am running Peppermint-One just now)
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:24 AM   #22
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But I use one Debian-based distro or another most of the time.

(I am running Peppermint-One just now)
hey i have installed debain 5.0.6 i686.
but when i try to log in "out of oreder 75khz/60hz" with a blue screen.
prolly display issuse.

I am sorry to interfare, as u said u use debian asked?
 
Old 09-28-2010, 11:44 AM   #23
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Alcoholic,
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I Know better English than that is taught in India! Lol!
 
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Old 09-28-2010, 12:54 PM   #24
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Alcoholic,
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I Know better English than that is taught in India! Lol!
This helpful how? Constructive?
 
Old 09-28-2010, 01:04 PM   #25
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Do you prefer cdrecord or is it due to a restriction because of choice of distro?
PHP Code:
wodim --devices 
works for me. But I use one Debian-based distro or another most of the time.

(I am running Peppermint-One just now)
Umm, well, I prefer `cdrecord` over a GUI tool, if that's what you mean. Slackware does come with at least one CD burning GUI tool (in KDE) but I don't use it or KDE.
If I remember right (and I may not) I tried a GUI thing when I was new to Linux, and it didn't work at all; It was probably a KDE component, since I did use KDE when I first got into Linux & Slackware. After that, I read a bit and learned how to use `cdrecord` from the command line, and it worked perfect, so I've used it ever since.

As to `cdrecord` vs `wodim`, I can't comment. Never used wodim, don't know what it is, but I checked to see if it's on my system and it is not, so I guess it's a Debianesque tool?
 
Old 09-28-2010, 01:16 PM   #26
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I Know better English than that is taught in India! Lol!
and I hate off-topic provocative remarks !
Do not post if you don't have anything constructive to say. Read the LQ Rules.
 
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Old 09-28-2010, 01:17 PM   #27
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Alcoholic,
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I Know better English than that is taught in India! Lol!
is this ur way of sayin ur dumb enough to know that ur dumb enough to know the answer.
 
Old 09-29-2010, 02:44 AM   #28
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And this is the mods way of telling people to cut the offensive
behaviour. And you really need to stop the smsish - it's awful.


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Old 09-29-2010, 08:32 AM   #29
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I wasn't able to figure out what "smsish" meant until I googled it. To save you the trouble of looking it up, it means "SMS language".
 
Old 09-29-2010, 01:25 PM   #30
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As to `cdrecord` vs `wodim`, I can't comment. Never used wodim, don't know what it is, but I checked to see if it's on my system and it is not, so I guess it's a Debianesque tool?
The debianites had a falling out with Schilly; they
took a version of cdrecord from before Schilly changed
his licence (not sure how much of a change there was)
and branched wodim off it. Basically wodim is an even
more open opensource version of cdrecord.

Similar to the seamonkey != iceweasel thing.


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