Lightscribe help

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Sat Apr 25 13:12:22 UTC 2009

On 4/24/09, Willis Taylor <th1bill at> wrote:
> Please read before biting my head off.  I used the update manager in
>  System>Admin. to upgrade my computer from 8.10 to 9.04 and killed the
>  machine.  I have installed Hardy, 8.04 and now need my LaCie 4L label
>  burner and Simple Labeler put back into place.  When I try to install
>  using gdebie for a DEB file and when I try to download the rar to
>  convert with alien I receive the following message.  In the case of a
>  deb file the extension changes of course.
>  Please, some super birght person on the forums has already demonstrated
>  his inability to comprehend and told me I an't use a rar file (he never
>  heard of alien?) and I am professing ignorance already, I just need a
>  little help.  The sample message follows;
>  /tmp/lightscribe- could not be opened,
>  because the associated helper application does not exist. Change the
>  association in your preferences.

I'm having trouble following you.
You downloaded what? An rpm if it is all that is availabe requires
alien. What does that have to do with rar? If there is a deb it didn't
give you that error. What did it say?

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