[ale] DVD burning software?

Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
Tue Feb 3 20:17:45 EST 2004

Ken Arromdee wrote:
> What software would people recommend to burn data DVDs under Linux?
> (Probably a frontend to a command line program.)
> I tried k3b, but I don't normally run KDE or Gnome, and it refused to
> work properly by itself.

What exactly does it do?  I've run k3b without gnome/kde and it's worked 
fine.  I've been quite impressed by k3b.

> xcdroast can handle DVDs now, but depends on a non-free version of
> cdrtools that requires an activation code.

k3b uses the more friendly dvd_rw-tools.  The name is misleading as it 
will burn both dvd- and dvd+.

Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
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