CD Burning Why So Difficult?
Sun Mar 11 09:08:43 PDT 2007
Collins Richey wrote:
>On 3/10/07, Leon Goldstein <metapsych at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>I think I mentioned Nero Linux here before. I use it with an older
>>distro (Libranet 2.8.1) whose KDE K3B does not support DVD burning.
>>It works fine with my Plextor DVD burners, and I consider the circa $30
>>I paid for the license a fair deal.
>Good to know. I have no problem using paid software if it fills a gap.
>BTW, in my experience, K3B still does not support DVD burning. I have
>made several coasters with K3B (CDs as well as DVDs. One difference I
>have noted for CDs : K3B uses DAO with burnfree enabled instead of the
>default TAO with burnfree off I get by invoking cdrecord. Also, the
>few DVDs I've burned with growisofs came out OK.
>I'm hoping now that the fork has occurred, the developers who have
>taken over cdrecord will have less ego and more dedication to making
I've made successful DVD burns using Libranet 3's K3B. As previously
mentioned, I have a Plextor 716 and 2 x 712's.
All have had their firmware flashed. I use Verbatim 16 X DVD-R media.
I use Nero Linux now on all my installs simply because I've gotten used
to its interface.
There is a peculiar bug in the Nero Linux package that will cause
Libranet 3's Adminmenu to crap out.
I don't know if it affects other Debians.
Here is the fix; it is really trivial. All you need is to type in one
To correct interference with Adminmenu Lib 3.0
Status: install ok installed
Maintainer: Nero AG. (http://www.nero.com)
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.2.4-4), libglib1.2 (>= 1.2.0), libgtk1.2 (>=
1.2.10-4), xlibs (>= 4.1.0)
Conflicts: neroapi (<= 6.6.00.07)
Description: NeroLINUX CD/DVD burning software
Copyright: Nero AG.
. # TYPE IN A PERIOD HERE (Directly over N in NeroLINUX
NeroLINUX uses Nero 6.6's embedded API to bring Nero's powerful
CD/DVD-writer functions to the Linux Desktop.
Leon A. Goldstein
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