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Old 10-16-2014, 09:11 PM   #1
Patterson07
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Slackware 14.1 - 64 does not recognize empty DVD.


When I insert a blank DVD, the KDE asks if I want to open with k3b, so far so good, but the directory of the DVD, does not appear in dolphin and k3b asks me to insert a recordable DVD and it does not find the DVD inserted .

k3b:

In optical drive found.
K3b did not find any optical device in your system.

CDs and DVDs recorded, are recognized normally!
Can anyone help me?
 
Old 10-16-2014, 09:22 PM   #2
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Open K3b first, then insert DVD?
 
Old 10-16-2014, 09:34 PM   #3
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As the empty optical disk does not have any files on it, it will not open in a file manager or from the command line. There's nothing to open.

When K3B did not recognize the presence of a writable disk, did you try another disk? It sometimes happens that a one or two of the blanks in a pack is bad, especially if you do what I do, which is buy the cheapest--er, best value. Did you try some other blanks?
 
Old 10-16-2014, 09:54 PM   #4
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I could, but I do not know why, I just had CDs here and then tested all k3b recognized everyone, so I decided to test the DVD again and ran 8 \
Do not know if it was a bug or my dvd burner is getting old, but what matters is that it worked!
 
  


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