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Re: [vox-tech] DVD burning front ends



Hi all:

I had problems getting some systems to recognize the images i had
burned with k3b.  Not to say that it can't be done, but I just thought
k3b was just 'almost there'.  It's a really great project, but a bit
overkill on the graphics and stuff for what I need to use it for.

Here's my setup for burning dvd's:

1.  Use XCDRoast to master the iso file, and save it somewhere, like
/cdimages/myimage.iso (I also use mkisofs from the command line, too,
since that is all that XCDRoast does).

2.  Use the command line tool growisofs:
/usr/bin/growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/hdc=/cdimages/myimage.iso
(assuming that the Dvd writer is at /dev/hdc)

On the gnome/kde thing:  I use kde, just because I always have.  No
real big reason.  I also use gnome on the solaris desktop, and I have
to say that it is really frickin awesome to have the usability of gnome
(i always sputtered with CDE) on a solaris box.  

O yea, and I start kde by just putting 'startkde' in the .Xclients file
in my $HOME, but I don't know if this is the correct(tm) way to do it.
:)

--cheers

jan

--- Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org> wrote:
> On Sun 06 Mar 05,  8:15 PM, Robert G. Scofield <rscofield@afes.com>
> said:
> > On Sunday 06 March 2005 09:21, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > What program on Linux most closely resembles Nero for DVD burning
> in both
> > > interface and features?
> > 
> > I'm not that familiar with Nero though I have used it once I think.
>  (It's on 
> > the family computer.)  I also don't burn DVD's.  But KDE's K3b
> should 
> > probably be considered one of the greatest achievements of the
> Linux desktop.
> > 
> > Bob
> 
> Thanks for the recommendation.  As soon as I figure out the RAM
> problem, I
> plan on installing KDE on that machine, so k3b is definitely going to
> be the
> first thing I look at.
> 
> I'm hoping getting KDE to run is as simple as putting "exec kdeinit"
> in
> .xinitrc.  Otherwise, I may need to do some ... reading.  :(
> 
> Pete
> 
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