brasero says zero min remaining with blank DVD-R's. not able to burn any DVD, be it movie or data. CD burning is fine though.

Bug #407492 reported by nakedfakeer on 2009-07-31
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
brasero (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: brasero

ubuntu 8.10 intrepid 32 bit

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/brasero
Package: brasero 0.8.2-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: brasero
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-14-generic i686

nakedfakeer (nakedfakeer) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your report, could you run brasero from the command line as: brasero --brasero-media-debug --debug &> brasero-debug.txt perform the operation to reproduce the bug and attach the resulting file to the report?. Thanks in advance

Changed in brasero (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
nakedfakeer (nakedfakeer) wrote :

sorry, not clear what you are asking me to do.
running brasero --brasero-media-debug --debug &> brasero-debug.txt on the terminal produces a text file which says: 'Unknown option --brasero-media-debug
Run 'brasero --help' to see a full list of available command line options.'

your reply please. thanks in anticipation.

tags: removed: apport-bug
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Yes you need to run that command, please also try it with Jaunty or Karmic, brasero version on 8.10 is known to not work correctly.

nakedfakeer (nakedfakeer) wrote :

on running the command, the debug.txt says 'Unknown option --brasero-media-debug
Run 'brasero --help' to see a full list of available command line options.' just for the sake of checking brasero, i'm not going to try jaunty or karmic. if brasero version on 8.10 is known to not work correctly then i would like this bug report closed till further upgrades from ubuntu. thanks for your cooperation.

nakedfakeer (nakedfakeer) wrote :

i have recently switched over from being a prolific windows user to a regular linux user, and ubuntu really left a good impression on me except for this blot (brasero). it is really disappointing and more so because this is the application that is ported with the basic installation of ubuntu......i hate piracy, but i am helpless.

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