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I'm looking to find the fastest way to burn an ISO image to a CD. I've looked through the man pages for cdrecord, but it's all confusing to me. Is there one command I can execute to just burn the damn thing?
That definitely wins for fastest way to burn an image.
For a newbie friendly app with an interface similar in a lot of ways to Nero,
grab K3B. It is by far the most polished burning app I've used on linux.
I've been using version 0.11.1 for a few weeks now and you can burn an .iso image by going to tools -->CD-->Burn CD Image. It is as easy as pointing to the right .iso file and then telling the burner what speed to use.
Okey, one problem. When I issue a 'cdrecord --scanbus' command, I get this:
root@NICK:/# cdrecord --scanbus
Cdrecord 2.00.3 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 J�rg Schilling
cdrecord: No such file or directory. Cannot open '/dev/pg*'. 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 don't have an entry for my cd burner in my fstab file. In fact, I don't know what the device is even called. I have 2 CD drives, and the burner is the second one, plugged into 'slave'. Here is my fstab: