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Old 09-27-2005, 03:02 AM   #1
killercrazyeyes
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Unhappy K3b


This is the error I get when I start K3B. I downloaded the package and saved it to my folder in home. how do I insall it.


Unable to find cdrdao executable
K3b uses cdrdao to actually write CDs.
Solution: Install the cdrdao package.

This what I get run I run apt get.

root@ubuntu:/ # apt-get cdrdao-1.2.0.tar.gz
E: Invalid operation cdrdao-1.2.0.tar.gz
root@ubuntu:/ #

This is what I get with RPM

root@ubuntu:/ # < rpm install cdrdao-1.2.0.tar.gz
bash: rpm: No such file or directory
root@ubuntu:/ #

What am doning wrong

Thanks
 
Old 09-27-2005, 03:06 AM   #2
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Opps just realized this is a tar.gz an rpm command will not help me her right. I need to use gunzip is that correct

Thanks
 
Old 09-27-2005, 07:24 AM   #3
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If using Ubuntu, then do
Code:
#apt-get install k3b
 
Old 09-27-2005, 11:26 AM   #4
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You have to tell apt-get what you want to do with the package.

Code:
apt-get cdrdao
Will not work, you have to tell it to INSTALL.
Code:
apt-get install cdrdao
Or do as the above post said, and do
Code:
apt-get install k3b
And that will install k3b along with any dependencies.

HOWEVER:

If you are using UBUNTU and not KUBUNTU, I've found that when you install k3b it doesn't automatically install cdrdao - I had to install it seperately (I use Synaptic).
 
  


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