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12.7. GNOME multimedia applications

12.7.1. CD/DVD Creator

CD/DVD Creator is a CD and DVD burner. Using CD/DVD Creator

To open select System > CD/DVD Creator . You can access the Help manual can be accessed by pressing the F1 key or clicking Help > Contents on the top menu bar.
To create a data disc:
  1. Drag the files and folders, that you want to write to CD or DVD, to the CD/DVD Creator folder.
  2. Insert a writeable CD or DVD into your writer device. Doing this step first usually opens the CD/DVD Creator automatically. You can configure the CD/DVD Creator to open automatically by going to System > Preferences > Hardware > Multimedia Systems Selector and on the Audio and Video tabs select Autodetect from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click the Write to Disc button, or choose File > Write to CD/DVD . Choose to write to your CD/DVD or to a File Image . An image file (ISO) is a normal file that will be saved to your computer and you can write to a CD later.
    You can type a name for your CD or DVD in the Disc name window and select a Write speed from the drop-down under Write Options . You will also see the size of your data that will be written to the disc.
  4. Press the Write button to copy your data to the CD/DVD.
To write a disc image to a CD/DVD, right-click on the Disc Image File , then choose Write to Disc from the popup menu.
To make a copy of a CD or DVD
  1. Insert the disc you want to copy.
  2. Choose Places > CD/DVD Creator from the top panel menu bar.
  3. Right-click on the CD icon, and choose Copy Disc .
  4. Follow the Write to Disc dialogue as above.
    If you have only one write drive the program will first create a file on your computer. The original disk will be ejected, and ask you to change it for a blank disk to copy on.

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