I’d like to burn an iso to a DVD. I tried using the wodim command, but, it doesn’t seem to be installed. Is that available with Manjaro?
I already tried Xfburn and it only provides an option for my usb key instead of my DVD drive.
Can Xfburn burn an iso to usb?
I have not used Xfburn, but you can do that easily with Brasero. It is one of the options when you start the program. “Burn Image”
It is, yes…
[16:02:23][aragorn] > ls -l /usr/bin/wodim
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Jul 25 16:00 /usr/bin/wodim -> cdrecord
… but as you can see, in Manjaro (and Arch) it is a symlink to
/usr/bin/cdrecord, which is the original CD/DVD-burning software created by the recently deceased Jörg Schilling ─ the package is called
wodim is part of a package called
cdrkit, which ─ as I understand it ─ is no longer being maintained, and never was as good as
cdrecord. Therefore, the
wodim command has been symlinked to
cdrecord in Manjaro and Arch.
I have no experience with that software, but you could always try
k3b, which is excellent burning software for optical media ─ I use it myself. It uses
cdrecord in the background.
Ok, tried k3b. That works, thanks!
Thanks. I didn’t notice your reply so I ended up trying k3b. k3b worked. But, thanks for replying.
K3b is good too, I have both. I like K3b for ripping music cds into flac files for playback on my audio system over usb stick also.
I actually heard of Brasero, but, just forgot about it. I think I recall it didn’t have great reviews on Linux Mint, anyways.
On the other hand, had to install a lot of extras for k3b. Always a trade-off. Not sure why xfburn wouldn’t recognize my DVD.
Haven’t had to write to a DVD in so long, but, I figured I wanted to use up some old DVDs lying around for possibly a decade!
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