Drop Xfburn in 14.04?
bender at bendertron.com
Sun Jan 12 20:38:35 UTC 2014
On 01/12/2014 02:26 PM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> Since nobody seems to have major problems that are reproducible by
> others with Xfburn, let's continue work as normal; we will ship Xfburn.
> On 12/01/14 22:15, Dave S wrote:
>> I decided to give it an extra test,and decided to try using Xfburn
>> with my USB3 DVD-R burner ,and burned a 3.4 gig ISO, a full movie,
>> and a filled up disk of data from various places, and various
>> partitions on my system,and had no issues what so ever. So I am on
>> the side of the issue being hardware related. Just my thoughts on
>> this whole situation.
>> On Jan 12, 2014 7:22 AM, "Sean Davis" <smd.seandavis at gmail.com
>> <mailto:smd.seandavis at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Xfburn is basically the only remaining utility that works
>> perfectly for burning CDs or DVD-Rs for me.
>> 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 disks, as they have been replaced by USB sticks.
>>> 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?
>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>>> Regards, Pjotr.
>>>> xubuntu-devel mailing list
>>>> xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>>> Pasi Lallinaho (knome) » http://open.knome.fi/
>>> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu » http://shimmerproject.org/
>>> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member » http://xubuntu.org/
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> Pasi Lallinaho (knome) » http://open.knome.fi/
> Leader of Shimmer Project and Xubuntu » http://shimmerproject.org/
> Graphic artist, webdesigner, Ubuntu member » http://xubuntu.org/
Xfburn has been one of the most reliable free burning software I have
ever used, certainly over Brasero, about on par with K3b.
I would also support shipping it with 14.04.
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