Proposal: include Brasero by default
kingofallhearts999 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 00:20:50 UTC 2008
A agree too, I'm a k3b guy myself. But for a strictly GTK desktop, I love
On Jan 6, 2008 3:11 PM, Evan <eapache at gmail.com> wrote:
> It already ships with Xubuntu, and I quite like it. I second this motion.
> The only thing that needs to be changed is that it needs to depend on
> cdrdao or else certain functions crash. I'm not sure why this isn't already
> a dependency.
> On Jan 6, 2008 10:16 AM, Wouter Stomp <wouterstomp at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I would like to propose including Brasero in the default Ubuntu
> > installation. Brasero is an application to burn CD/DVD's for the Gnome
> > Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some
> > unique features to enable users to create their discs easily and
> > quickly. Brasero is actively being developed and is maintained in
> > Ubuntu by one of its developers, Luis Medinas.
> > Currently Ubuntu relies on nautilus-cd-burner and serpentine for
> > cd/dvd burning. Both are nice and simple programs, but both N-c-b and
> > serpentine have several limitations that Brasero does not have which
> > are listed below:
> > Nautilus cd burner:
> > - Lack of multisession support!
> > - Does not inhibit Gnome Power Manager from suspending while burning
> > - Doesn't do on the fly burning (dvd to dvd or disk to dvd), severly
> > limiting burning possibilities when low on disk space (a situation in
> > which you might want to move files to cd/dvd)
> > - Does not show the amount of space left
> > - Does not show the progress while burning
> > - Has no option to verify burned cd
> > - Can't copy/write video DVDs
> > - Has no option to erase cdrw's withouth burning new content to them
> > Serpentine:
> > - Doesn't do on the fly writing (mp3/ogg to wav conversion)
> > - Doesn't detect the size of the inserted disc
> > - Has several open bugs on program crashes, both on launchpad and in
> > gnome bugzilla
> > - Lacks audio track preview
> > - Doesn't support cue files
> > Additionally, Brasero has features such as automatic filtering for
> > unwanted files, beagle file search (tracker support planned) and
> > saving/loading of projects, allowing them to be burned later.
> > It would be good to provide users one common interface to burn cd's.
> > Brasero is already in the main repository and installed and tested by
> > many users, so it should not be a problem to include it on the cd. Of
> > the other distro's, opensuse already ships it. Therefore, I would like
> > to propose including it by default in Hardy.
> > Cheers,
> > Wouter
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