[xubuntu-users] DVD iso burning 8X?

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Tue Sep 2 16:51:18 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:08:53 +0100 (BST)
James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 1 Sep 2014, Steve Litt wrote:
> > If nothing else works, here's how I burn a DVD:
> >
> > wodim dev=/dev/sg(whatever) driveropts=burnfree padsize=63s \
> > -dao -pad -v -eject /path/to/myfile.iso
> >
> > The 63s really does help on edge cases.
> >
> > HTH,
> > SteveT
> Wodim - I have just installed it as I've read many folk use it. So
> I'll try it this evening. I've just used Brasero and K3b so far as
> they've both worked without trouble.

I used to love K3b, but had to stop using it when I made a decision to
eradicate all KDE libraries and files from my machine. Xfburn works
very well too. When you really need to finess precisely how a burn takes
place, CLI software like Wodim and growisofs is the way to go. 


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