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Old 02-23-2014, 03:41 AM   #1
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how do I get my cd/dvd to auto detect and launch like windows. is there a gui install


how do I get my cd/dvd to auto detect and launch like windows. is there a gui install

i have installed CentoS 6.5 and it's working fine, but i cant play any media at all. in windows one would double clik, is there a way to do this in Linux? is yum the same as debian. what program do i use to launch bin files to load sotware? can u recomend a good linux equivalent for (nero or power dvd pro).

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Old 02-23-2014, 04:18 AM   #2
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I don't understand your question.
Are you trying to install Linux?
Your computer doesn't boot from the cd/dvd, or the disk is faulty?

Or are you actually running some Linux, but the cd is not recognized?
If so, what distro, what dm (kde, gnome, xfce...)? What is it you're trying to install?

Return with specific information, then we can help.
Here's a good first reading: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...t_faq_how_post
 
Old 02-23-2014, 04:38 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by gman59 View Post
how do I get my cd/dvd to auto detect and launch like windows.
You do not want that, the option does not exist and %{deities} forfend it will in the future. Please do not compare Linux with other Operating Systems, work with what you've got, not with how you misinterpret things should be.
 
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:27 PM   #4
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even microsoft had to disable that
the "autorun" is a Security NIGHTMARE !!!

it was even DISABLED in XP sp3 in a update a few years back
 
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Old 02-24-2014, 12:07 PM   #5
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I think that the OP just wants to see an icon on the desktop so that he can double click and access his CD drive or USB drive.
I guess he thinks that mounting the device as a root is too much to do.
Please excuse me if I am wrong.
 
Old 02-24-2014, 12:37 PM   #6
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well the OP added to the first post as a reply
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i have installed CentoS 6.5 and it's working fine, but i cant play any media at all.
cent normally dose NOT ship with ANY multimedia support
you have to add that from third party repos
please read the Redhat documentation on the redhat site
( cent uses the redhat documentation)
and see the centos wiki , but that is mostly for the old centos5 and only hase some things for centos6

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in windows one would double clik, is there a way to do this in Linux?
centos dose not ship ( as in it is NOT in the install dvd ) with any support for movies or music
-- is is a server distro and as such has no need for music ( that is a HOME USE need)
see the redhat documentation

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is yum the same as debian.
not even close
"yum" is a package manager and "Debian" is a COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM

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what program do i use to launch bin files to load sotware?
bin files are RAW data
what are they ????????????

Quote:
can u recomend a good linux equivalent for (nero or power dvd pro).
no need that software is installed BY DEFAULT
for the Gnome desktop it is basaro
for KDE it is k3b

and even if using the Gnome desktop K3B is much better

to install if it is not already
Code:
su -
---- your root password ----
yum install k3b
 
  


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