Karl Larsen klarsen1 at
Fri Jul 16 17:40:08 UTC 2010

On 07/16/2010 09:34 AM, Preston Hagar wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Jon Cosby<jon.l.cosby at>  wrote:
>> Is there an issue with burning DVDs in Brasero? I've been trying to burn
>> images but after a few minutes it ejects the disk and the job fails.
>> Jon
> I agree with a lot of the other recommendations to move to k3b, but
> you may still have bad burns.  k3b, brasero and pretty much all other
> GUI burning programs use the same libraries to burn CDs/DVDs.  The
> ones that come with Ubuntu by default aren't that great.  Without
> going into a lot of detail about it, basically the burning libraries
> that are in ubuntu by default were forked from the "original" quite a
> while back.  The current libraries in ubuntu are called CDRKit and
> aren't really maintained (last time I looked there hadn't been any
> real updates for a couple of years).
> The "original" cdrtools is still actively developed and fixed.  You
> can get the info for the ppa for lucid and karmic here:
> There are ppa's for older versions of Ubuntu as well if needed.  The
> reason it was pulled from Ubuntu was because it used the CDDL, not the
> GPL and linked to some GPL libraries and apparently there might be
> legal issues with that.  Here is the cdrtools (probably biased)
> opinions on the whole deal:
> Honestly, I am not a OSS/GPL whatever zealot, I just want my software
> to work, so I switched to th ppa above and reinstalled cdrtools.
> Since I did, I haven't had a single bad burn.
> Anyway, worth a thought.
> Preston
             I thought when I loaded K3b, it brought a lot of files that 
were enough to do any cd or dvd except 4 level dvd.  It does cd and dvd 
single layer just fine on my 10.04 Desktop 64 bit. So why will it not 
work on your computer?

73 Karl


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