DVD-RW works!!!

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 02:23:12 UTC 2006


On Fri, 2006-28-04 at 14:02 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> Whooo hoo!!
> 
> I just got my very first CD burner which is also a DVD burner. I 
> installed it, booted the computer, and it "just worked". I'm burning a 
> DVD right now and I didn't have to do anything. Just put the DVD-R in, 
> then I got a pop-up asking if I wanted to burn a DVD.
> 
> It's amazing how far Linux has come. Gone are the days when you had to 
> setup SCSI emulation, edit fstab and hope that xcdroast would work. :)


I was very pleasantly surprised by CD/DVD burning in Ubuntu.  It was
easier by an order of magnitude than the tools in Windows for my most
common cases.  And doing more sophisticated stuff was a three minute
download-and-install away.  I think this was one of two things in which
Linux was easier than Windows.  Very pleasant.

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