[xubuntu-users] Brasero failure. was: X software to rip and burn

Joshua O'Leary joshua.oleary at btinternet.com
Sat Jun 9 19:31:39 UTC 2012

On 09/06/12 17:16, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Kevin O'Gorman<kogorman at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:46 AM, TOM TOM<thomasthoma at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:59 PM, Roderick Aldridge<rod-aldridge at xnet.co.nz>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On 08/06/12 04:59, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:25 AM, TOM TOM<thomasthoma at gmail.com>    wrote:
>>>>>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Kevin O'Gorman<kogorman at gmail.com>
>>>>>>   wrote:
>>>>>>> I've got a conglomeration of software on my Ubuntu system.  I hope to
>>>>>>> strip down and go Xubuntu at 12.04.1.  I need some help with
>>>>>>> alternatives.
>>>>>>> I've been using K3B to burn CDs and DVDs, mostly release disks and
>>>>>>> other software, a few backups.
>>>>>>> I use Ktorrent.
>>>>>>> I use Kalarm.
>>>>>>> I use gparted and Gimp.  Does the 'g' mean Gnome, GNU or what?  What
>>>>>>> else is there?
>>>>>>> I use synaptic, and don't know if it's in Xubuntu.
>>>>> [snip]
>>>>>> Anything can be installed in Xubuntu. That said:
>>>>> Yes.  That's what I wound up doing to Ubuntu, and don't want to repeat.
>>>>>> K3b is irreplaceable, so you'd have most of the KDE dependencies
>>>>>> anyways,
>>>>>> thus Ktorrent and Kalarm wouldn't hurt so much.
>>>>> Almost makes me want to fork K3b.  How much of KDE does it actually
>>>>> need, I wonder.
>>>> Brasero comes with Xubuntu. It does everything that K3B does except
>>>> one-pass copying music CDs. I installed it to do this and it brought in 26MB
>>>> of KDE dependencies.
>>>> Roderick Aldridge
>>> Personally I don't mind the dependencies, since K3B to me is the most
>>> trustworthy one of them all.
>> Thanks all.  I don't copy music, so I'll be trying brasero.  My
>> interests are mainly data, software and backups.
> It was already installed.  I uninstalled K3b, reinstalled rhythmbox and brasero,
> and tried to make a copy of the "utltimate boot CD" of utilities used by a local
> charity I volunteer with.
> Brasero read the CD, ejected the medium, and prompty died.  I tried several
> variations.  Pretty much the same, though some died more quickly than that.
> Help?
Did you try burning at a lower speed (some drives/discs don't support 
high speeds)? Also, you could try disabling some of the plugins under 
Edit>Plugins - File Checksum, and Image Checksum can sometimes cause 
problems and unnecessary slowness.


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