Program to burn an audio CD

Paul Trevethan plist at internode.on.net
Mon Jul 1 04:26:00 UTC 2013


On Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:47:27 +1000
Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> 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 :-) .
> 
> BC
> 

Of course, you can do all these things without running any gui
application. This is linux after all! Try this:

http://www.andrews-corner.org/burning.html#audio

cheers,
Paul.


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