[xubuntu-users] DVD burner not loading new discs

mischa falkenburg because_productions at myfairpoint.net
Fri Aug 31 22:13:41 UTC 2012

On 08/30/2012 10:50 PM, bob wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2012 18:04:35 -0400
> mischa falkenburg <because_productions at myfairpoint.net> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>      I'm pretty sure that this problem was self-inflicted...but only for
>> the following reason:
>> When a new DVD disc is in the drive, it'll "try" to load but nada,
>> When the computer reboots to try an .iso, it'll load fine.
>> The self-infliction most likely happened while I was trying to "explore"
>> burning discs in different formats after converting the files (visual
>> and audio). Now, weeks later I'm finally getting really upset with
>> myself and turning to you for help.
>> Perhaps, might an incorrect Command be being used? For example, in the
>> "Removable Drives and Media" in "Preferences", Blank CDs & DVDs, the
>> "check" is ON for Burn When Blank Is Inserted, and the commands are
>> showing: /usr/bin/dvdauthor & /usr/bin/brasero.
>> To tell the truth, I've only ever used Brasero to burn discs, so that
>> just goes to show ya...
>> Suggestions?
>> As always, Thanks-In-Advance.
>> Mischa
> I apologize for this silly idea, but I had trouble with Xfburn in 12.04 so installed Brasero, which worked fine for me.  I haven't used Xfburn for a couple of months.
> That, of course, should be a last resort and if anyone can solve the problem in a more direct fashion that should be preferred.
>                             b
  I should ask a question that is more direct and to the point...

Is it possible to run a diagnostic on the DVD burner?


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