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Old 03-16-2008, 01:02 AM   #1
JamesAG
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I am in Slack. 11. I am trying to use K3b to burn an iso image to a CD without succe


I have followed the prompts, ticked all of the appropriate boxes but the "Start" button won't highlight. I have ample memory to store the image before burning. The screen doesn't show the CD-R type, I assume because there is only one. The *Setup* screen does identify the CD-R. I note your restriction on attachments, but if it can be done I can email screenshots of each stage of my attempt so far.
 
Old 03-16-2008, 05:36 AM   #2
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sounds like you may not be a member of the burning group.

to test that its only that.....try opening a shell and then

su
k3b

....then try to burn....if /tmp is big enought and you get a "start' in black you have your answer.

2) not sure what you mean by restriction on attachments can you explain what you mean pls?
 
Old 03-16-2008, 08:20 PM   #3
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I have followed the prompts, ticked all of the appropriate boxes but the "Start" button won't highlight. I have ample memory to store the image before burning. The screen doesn't show the CD-R type, I assume because there is only one. The *Setup* screen does identify the CD-R. I note your restriction on attachments, but if it can be done I can email screenshots of each stage of my attempt so far.
Thanks aus9:
Just tried that, got the response: command not found.
Your 2) The rules say "You may not post attachments". I had thought that by emailing screenshots of my progress it might help explain the problem an my inability to explain it.
 
Old 03-16-2008, 09:11 PM   #4
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The *Setup* screen does identify the CD-R.
If it's a cd-r, you won't be able to burn cds. You can only read them. You need a cd-rw to be able to write cds.
 
Old 03-16-2008, 09:40 PM   #5
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If it's a cd-r, you won't be able to burn cds. You can only read them. You need a cd-rw to be able to write cds.
Since when can one not write to a blank cd-r?

@ JamesAG, What does the following return.
Code:
$ cdrecord -scanbus
What command exaclty is not found? Could you post what you actually entered into the terminal? Have you ran the k3bsetup program? What version of k3b are you using and what kernel are you running?


@ bigrigdriver, I'm not picking on you I'm just trying to figure out what you meant by that. I'm certain I've misunderstood something that you were thinking that didn't get translated in your post. ;-)


Good luck. ;-)
 
Old 03-17-2008, 12:44 AM   #6
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If it's a cd-r, you won't be able to burn cds. You can only read them. You need a cd-rw to be able to write cds.
Sorry, my mistake, a matter of semantics. The discs I want to burn are definitely recordable once and these are brand-new.
 
Old 03-17-2008, 01:37 AM   #7
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Since when can one not write to a blank cd-r?

@ JamesAG, What does the following return.
Code:
$ cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01 (i686-pc-Linux-gnu)
cdrecord:Permission denied. Cannot open '/dev/sg)0'. Cannot open SCSI driver.
cdrecord: For possible targets try 'cdrecord -scanbus'. Make sure you are root.
cdrecord: For possible transport specifiers try 'cdrecord dev=help'
I should add that I had configured K3b as root as directed.

What command exaclty is not found? Could you post what you actually entered into the terminal? Have you ran the k3bsetup program? What version of k3b are you using and what kernel are you running?

1) It's just that the *Start* button isn't highlighted when I think that it should be. There seems to be nowhere else to go.
2) I am running K3b 0.12.17 from the Desktop. 3) Yes I ran K3b Setup
4) Slackware Linux 11.0, KDE 3.5.
@ bigrigdriver, I'm not picking on you I'm just trying to figure out what you meant by that. I'm certain I've misunderstood something that you were thinking that didn't get translated in your post. ;-)


Good luck. ;-)
Thanks. Please read all of the above.
 
Old 03-17-2008, 02:52 AM   #8
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you have a $ symbol showing in your shell,

pls retry with su...to get root powers....you should then have a # symbol.
 
  


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