cannot access cd/dvd

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Tue Jan 12 00:37:58 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:38:08PM -0000, Steve wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jan 2010 22:03:48 -0000, Charles H. Lowe Jr  
> <learstar at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> 
> > I just installed ubuntu 9.10 on my computer. I now have a dual boot
> > system with windows being the other operating system.  I noticed after
> > loading 9.10 there was no icon under computer in Places and therefore I
> > could not access my cd/dvd drive.  Device Manager showed that the
> > optical drive was there and listed the spec's.
> >
> > What also puzzles me is that I had used the optical drive to install
> > 9.10
> >
> > How can I access and use my cd/dvd drive?
> >
> Nothing shows up on the Desktop until you put some media in the drive.

He said nothing about the Desktop. He referred to the GUI "Places" on
the top panel. 

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Bob Holtzman
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