Copy CD from CLI

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jan 2 16:01:03 UTC 2007

Amichai Rotman wrote:

> Hi All,
> What would I write at the CLI to copy a CD?
> I need to duplicate driver CDs for our customers and I'd like an
> unattended solution:
> run am alias or a script that will cause the CD-R tray to open. I put the
> source (driver) CD. After it finishes reading it it opens the tray, I
> insert the blank CD and close the tray and then it writes the CD and spits
> it out.
> I'm sure there's a CLI tool (cdrecord?) I can execute with the appropriate
> switches from within a script....

I'd use k3b (once), then read its logs.  It should show you the exact
command line used for cdrecord.

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