Possible To Burn Multiple Apps To One DVD-R With Menu?

Chris G cl at isbd.net
Sat Jan 30 18:08:13 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 12:04:25PM -0600, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> What I want to do is place multiple utilities(may be iso, tar*, bin or 
> whatever) on a single DVD-R bootable disk along with some sort of menu 
> program that would allow me to select the program I want to run.  Is it 
> even possible with free software? K3B would be nice to use if possible 
> and Human Friendly. Have googled over the issue but only read about 
> proprietary software(don't want) and mostly burning videos or audios to 
> a single disk for playback. I have used K3B and Roxio to burn ubuntu 
> isos, all single isos, but for nothing else. Would be nice but maybe 
> expecting too much if I had an outline of preparatory steps to take 
> before I actually burn the iso, such as; untarring, putting everything 
> in one folder for easy access, setting up the menu, etc. If not, I would 
> be most appreciative of any links, howtos(ubuntu expecially) or personal 
> guidance on this issue as I'm totally in the dark on how to do it.  Man 
> k3b was little more than a help menu. khelpcenter help:/k3b seems to 
> indicate it can be done(expected) but could use a lot more detail on one 
> who's never done it before.
> I run kde on ubuntu but willing to start gnome if only directions for 
> gnome is available.  Appreciate any guidance whatsoever. Thanks.

First work out how to do it in a folder on your hard disk, that way
you needn't worry about making mistakes.  Once you have it on your
hard disk transfer the result to a CD/DVD.

Chris Green

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