[conspire] Ubuntu

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Fri Oct 8 14:39:24 PDT 2004

All xcdroast does is GUIfy the task; it doesn't decide how to do the 
task for you like k3b and Nero. It's the missing link between the k3b 
level and the command-line level.

On Friday, October 8, 2004, at 02:21  PM, Bill Stoye wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 14:03 -0700, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
>> Burning from the commandline is actually pretty simple if you're 
>> willing
>> to do it, but if you're not, xcdroast does a pretty decent job of 
>> GUIfying
>> the task, and dependencies are minimal.
> I don't know the why I fail with the CD burning GUIs(xcdroast included)
> but I do... possibly the village idiot. As soon as I read it's
> intuitive/powerful, it's not. I'm willing to give the commandline a try
> but haven't looked into it yet, still wrestling with many things to
> learn. An easy to follow tutorial/how to would be of help.
>> As I said before on the newsgroup
>> (when I wasn't aware that the news-to-mail gateway isn't working), 
>> Ubuntu
>> draws from debian-unstable, and might be a great alternative to 
>> Xandros as
>> a desktop-Linux solution.
> This is true(debian-unstable); a friend that has used both says, Ubuntu
> is far away the better of the two.
> Bill

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