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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Creating CDs and DVDs with Brasero

Although adequate for quick burns and use in shell scripting, the command-line technique for burning CDs and DVDs is an awkward choice for many people (but we still cover doing so later in this chapter because others find it useful and desirable). Fortunately, Ubuntu provides several graphical clients; the most useful is Brasero.

Brasero is an easy-to-use graphical CD and DVD burning application that is installed by default.

Brasero takes a project-based approach to disc burning, opening up with a wizard from which you can select from four different tasks that people commonly want to do. Figure 5.11 shows the opening screen. Brasero also remembers previous “projects,” enabling you to quickly create several copies ...

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