Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 806340
Use libburn or dvd+rw-tools to burn DVDs by default
Last modified: 2013-02-13 11:29:12 EST
Description of problem:
Without any modification brasero burns DVDs using wodim utility, which is a part of cdrkit package.
cdrkit/wodim/readom does a good job when burning CDs, but fails relatively often while burning DVDs. Since cdrkit project does not have very active upsteram, it won't be better in the future probably. There are some bugs reported already, such as bug #799645, that we can't fix because of lack of information.
However, we have better packages to burn DVDs in Fedora, such as libburn or dvd+rw-tools. So my question is, why brasero doesn't use these packages to burn DVDs by default?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Burn a DVD with clean brasero install
2. see ps -A | grep wodim
wodim is used to burn DVDs
cdrskin is used to burn DVDs
dvd+rw-tools is used to burn DVDs
The other problem is that it's not possible to chose which burning utility is used for burning. I only see plugins available (all enabled), but is it possible to change it somehow?
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