[Novalug] Ubuntu CD/DVD Creator
twigboy2 at gmail.com
Sun May 25 00:45:52 EDT 2008
On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 12:05 AM, D Rider <twigboy2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ubuntu 7.10. External USB (1.1) CD-RW/DVD RW.
> Drag files to the "CD/DVD Creator" window. Click Write to Disc. Asks what
> speed -- choose either slowest 4.7x or maximum. Same results: tells me to
> insert a disc with minimum space.
> However, if I run as root, burns the disc.
> So, I checked out the Ubuntu forums and tried a few suggestions:
> add "combined_mode=ide" or "combined_mode=libata" to the boot parameters
> checked permissions
> $ ls -l /dev/cd*
> $ ls -l /dev/scd*
> $ ls -l /dev/hd*
> $ ls -l /dev/sd*
> ensure user is part of cdrom group
> Nothing worked and according to the pages, the permissions and group
> membership were correct.
> Apparently this is/has been a problem under Ubuntu (and some of its
> flavors) for a few versions. Anyone know for sure what to do? I was once
> able to burn CD's, but only recently needed to do that again.
Well I tried one more thing: Brasero. I installed it through Synaptic but
it didn't work -- would hang until I disconnected the drive, then it
wouldn't recognize the media. Uninstalled.
On a whim, went to CNR to install Brasero. Instant success!
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