Program to burn an audio CD

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Mon Jul 1 02:47:27 UTC 2013

On 01/07/13 05:57, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 06/30/2013 08:41 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 30/06/13 06:43, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> On 06/29/2013 09:41 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>>> On 29/06/13 17:19, Ric Moore wrote:
>>>>> On 06/27/2013 02:00 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>>>>> On 27/06/13 13:45, Bob wrote:
>>>>>>> I am looking for suggestions for a program to burn audio CDs.
>>>>>>> Brasero is installed with Ubuntu but I have not been able to get
>>>>>>> it to
>>>>>>> work.  I
>>>>>>> can drag the files I want on the CD but when I click "burn" it 
>>>>>>> ejects
>>>>>>> the blank
>>>>>>> CD and fails.
>>>>>> You need k3b.
>>>>>> No ifs or buts. k3b.
>>>>>> And don't forget to install the codecs for k3b.
>>>>> Doesn't that drag in KDE?? Ric
>>>> Nope. k3b itself but then I also selected the additional codecs (or 
>>>> some
>>>> such) and that was all. This was in Ubuntu itself.
>>> Not according to Synaptic on this KDE-less machine. See my other post.
>>> And yes, it was a pain to cut n paste all that to make that point, but
>>> WOOT! Dere it is! :) Ric
>>> p/s I bet it the OP went into his preferences and set his cdrom/dvd
>>> device to the raw device, like /dev/sr0, instead of /dev/cdrom or
>>> /dev/dvd (yeah, cuties, I know.) he might beat that write problem.
>>> Plus, he needs to check /etc/group to see if his user is in the cdrom
>>> group, and possibly plugdev group. Otherwise K3B wouldn't work either.
>>> Ric
>> I had 12.04LTS installed when I installed k3b on it. While I was doing
>> something else k3b was installed using the Software Installer option and
>> it seemed to take only a few minutes to install - hence my response 
>> above.
>> A couple of days ago I installed 13.04 (which wrote the damn bootloader
>> into the MBR and it has taken me a couple of days to recover - I hate
>> this Ubuntu @#%^&!* !) and now I used 'apt-get install' to install k3b
>> and, yes, this installs 117 packages totalling 69.2 MBs. But so what -
>> Thunderbird and Firefox take up something like 120+MB each. A drop in
>> the ocean when HDD now come in 1TB and up in size.
>> You want quality, you pay for it. No such thing as a free lunch :-) .
> Myself, I've had no problems burning anything without K3B. With XFCE I 
> use Xfburn. My beef is when a single application demands an entire 
> desktop be installed. Whatever happened to the spirit of "Ubuntu" 
> where some citizen in a third world country, with a 14.4 connect via a 
> party line, has to download 70 megs worth to get a single application? 
> I can see pulling in QT libs though. Ric

Well anyone living in a world country with a 14.4 party-line dial-up 
connection would naturally buy a DVD of openSUSE which has k3b already 
on the disc ready to install :-) .


Using openSUSE 12.3, KDE 4.10.4 & kernel 3.9.8-1 on a system with-
AMD FX 8-core 3.6/4.2GHz processor
16GB PC14900/1866MHz Quad Channel Corsair "Vengeance" RAM
Gigabyte AMD3+ m/board; Gigabyte nVidia GTX550Ti 1GB DDR5 GPU

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