Delete files from a CD-RW

Dieter Schicker dieter.schicker at
Sun Nov 19 05:58:19 UTC 2006


you could try "k3b".


Andy wrote:
> Hi
> I am using Ubuntu 6.06LTS
> I can't see to find out how to delete a file off a CD-RW, Nautilus
> won't let me delete direct from the CDs folder display (not surprising
> really), but it won't display the files in the CD creator folder so I
> can't remove files.
> I can add a new file and then it asks to erase all the files that are
> already there, but then I get left with the file I pointlessly added.
> So my questions:
> 1. Can I selectively delete files from a CD-RW (or do I need to copy
> all the files I don't want to remove into the CD creator and tell it
> to erase?)
> 2. How do I add a file to a disc without destroying whats on it at the
> moment (do I again need to copy all the files off the disc into the
> CD-creator folder along with the added files?)
> 3. How do I completely blank a disc?
> I am trying to do this in the standard file browser, nautilus. Is
> there any other programs that are meant to be used for this?
> It seems like it would be a smart move to automatically list all the
> files on the CD in the Cd-creator so you can delete and append to that
> if that.
> I tried blanking the disc by putting nothing in the CD creator folder
> and clicking write to disc, but it told me I must have a file there
> first.
> Andy

Dieter Schicker
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