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Old 05-21-2003, 07:14 AM   #1
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cd burning

does anyone know any good (very easy to use0 cd burning software for CD-R and RW's so i can write stuff with ease that windows can read


Old 05-21-2003, 07:34 AM   #2
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personally i like kreatecd from the kde. but there are a lot...

here's a list, u may check your distros site, too

cheers, jens
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Old 05-21-2003, 08:05 AM   #4
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I kind of like the following script. It beats a GUI hands down.

dir=`dirname $1`
path=`basename $1`
cd "$dir"
mkisofs -l -L -R -uid 0 -gid 0 -pad "$path" | cdrecord -v dev=2,0,0 -dao speed=8 -data -eject

Note that you may prefer different options (speed?; Juliet options?) and certainly may have to point dev= to the proper location.

If you really feel like a GUI, webmin works pretty well.
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Basically, any of them should be creating iso9660 filesystems by default
which is the standard in CDROM filesystems. So once you pick
the one you like out of the plethora of options, make sure that
you set in the options to use iso9660 (if that's an option).
most CD burning apps in linux are simply front ends for CDRecord and cdrdao (combined usually with mkisofs).

Old 05-21-2003, 12:26 PM   #6
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# CD burning info
Is it configured and what is the device? Command this to find out:
cdrecord -scanbus
Adding an IDE CD-Writer to Linux
CD Writing HOWTO
# Burn an ISO to disk
cdrecord -v speed=5 dev=0,0,0 /path/to/foo.iso
# Burn from disk to disk
cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 speed=5 -isosize /dev/cdrom
# Generate an ISO from a directory.
mkisofs -Jr -o foo.iso /path/to/directory
mkisofs -vrTJUV "Label" -o foo.iso /path/to/directory
# Generate an ISO from a CD
dd if=/dev/cdrom of=foo.iso
Linux MP3 CD Burning mini-HOWTO
# Convert mp3 to wav with lame
for i in *.mp3; do lame --decode $i `basename $i .mp3`.wav; done
# Burn a CD from wav files
cdrecord -v -audio -pad speed=5 dev=0,0,0 /path/to/*.wav
# Erase a CDRW
cdrecord -v dev=0,0,0 speed=5 blank=fast


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