Drop Xfburn in 14.04?

PK pliniusminor at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 10:12:47 UTC 2014


The problems that I used to have with Xfburn on some hardware, appear to be
solved by the new release of Xfburn that its developer David Mohr has done
yesterday: version 0.5.0. Yay!
http://git.xfce.org/apps/xfburn/

Hopefully it'll be included in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS.  :-)

Regards, Pjotr.


2014-01-26 20:36 GMT+01:00 Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Sean Davis <smd.seandavis at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Xfburn is basically the only remaining utility that works perfectly for
> > burning CDs or DVD-Rs for me.
> >
> The reliability of Xfburn is likely due to its relying on the
> non-controversial libburnia libraries.
>
> As for Brasero (on Debian and Ubuntu), the varying levels of
> reliability may be down to its depending (via brasero-cdrkit) on the
> controversial 'wodim' (which is a fork of 'cdrtools'). According to
> the original author of cdrtools, the 'wodim' fork is badly broken and
> unmaintained BUT shipped by default in Debian/Ubuntu. See one-sided
> and detailed account of the controversy:
> http://cdrecord.berlios.de/private/linux-dist.html .
>
> Regards,
> Liviu
>
>
> >
> > On Friday, January 10, 2014, Dave wrote:
> >>
> >> I moved over to Xfburn from Basero, when i started having problems
> burning
> >> some ISO images.
> >>
> >> XfBurn has worked perfectly for me on both my Xubuntu machines. (One
> with
> >> IDE Burner, the other Sata)
> >>
> >> Using CD-R, DVD+R and DVD-R disks.  Not tried any re-writable disks, as
> >> they have been replaced by USB sticks.
> >>
> >> regards
> >>
> >> Dave
> >>
> >>
> >> On 09 January 2014 at 14:56 Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> Do others have testing results on whether Xfburn works with various
> types
> >> of discs or not?
> >>
> >> Pasi
> >>
> >> On 09/01/14 15:26, Dave S wrote:
> >>
> >> I actually have no issues at all with burning DVD-R or DVD+R or even
> >> +RW/-RW with Xfburn, I actually install it into other distro's and
> desktop
> >> environments, (MATE being the main DE) due to the GTK2 compatibility
> that it
> >> provides over other burners suc
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >> Xfburn currently only burns CD-R's right. Burning DVD-R's / DVD+R's
> >> usually fails. This has been so for a long time.
> >> CD-R's seem to disappear from the stores and DVD-R's / DVD+R's are often
> >> the only discs you can buy in a store. So this bug in Xfburn becomes
> more of
> >> a problem. Even the iso of Xubuntu no longer fits on a CD....
> >> So: perhaps it's a good idea to drop Xfburn in Xubuntu 14.04?
> >> Regards, Pjotr.
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> >>
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