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Old 12-18-2004, 02:20 PM   #1
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CD burning from command line


Can anyone tell how to burn cds from command line.
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See the man pages for cdrecord, the command-line utility.
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man cdrecord or search on Google for a cdrecord tutorial. FWIW, many of the GUI CD burners are just front-ends to cdrecord.
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cdrecord -v speed=4 dev=0,0,0 path to file
Old 12-19-2004, 01:20 AM   #5
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Make your image file, if necessary, which I'll call "my_image.img" by running this command

mkisofs -r -o my_image.img /home/user/whatever
Burn it to CD by running this command:

cdrecord -v speed=8 dev=0,0,0 -data my_image.img
As in mysterio's example as well, you would want to adjust the speed parameter to fit your hardware. Good luck with it. -- J.W.


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