skiffworks at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 8 15:00:34 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 14:39 -0700, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
> 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.
I'll be trying the command-line, it won't be today, I'm juggling stuff;
I hope to be able to pick your brain around this when I
get-a-round-to-it. I'm sure when I get to understand how it's done, I'll
like the command line method... that's been my experience with most of
> 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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