command-line iso burner recommendations

Preston Hagar prestonh at
Wed Dec 21 18:15:43 UTC 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 7:25 AM, Jamie Paul Griffin
<jamie at> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 02:36:05PM +0200, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>> wodim is a fork of cdrecord (because of some licencing kerfuffle), and
>> it ships with a tool called 'cdrecord' for backwards compatibility.
> So do you think this is a good choice then?

If the licensing isn't a major issue to you, I would install cdrtools
from the ppa here:

I have a lot better luck with it and fewer "coasters".  Since it is
actively developed and last I checked woodim isn't really, it seems to
make even more of a difference with newer burners.

Here is an older post I made about the subject if you are interested:


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