How to make burning an audio CD easy again

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Mon Sep 22 17:56:07 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 18:23 +0200, David Prieto wrote:
> Hi,
> This was originally raised as a Launchpad bug:
> Burning an audio CD used to be so simple that my mom had no trouble
> doing it. When she put a blank CD in the tray a dialogue would ask her
> what she wanted to burn, a data CD or audio CD. Then serpentine opened
> and she just had to drag the files.
> Now she gets a dialogue asking her what program should be used to handle
> the blank CD, but only one is actually shown (nautilus) and she doesn't
> know what brasero is for anyway. Even if she remember she wants to use
> brasero, she might be presented the data project thingy so she has to
> figure out she has to open file → new project → new audio project. THEN
> drag the files and hit burn.

Why not just open Brasero by default when a blank CD is inserted?  It's
got a very straight-forward opening screen anyway.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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