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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

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Burning Data CDs and DVDs

Burning data CDs and DVDs in GNOME is extremely easy, as long as you have a CD or DVD burner hooked up to your computer! All you have to do is place a blank CD-Recordable (CD-R) or DVD (DVD-RW, DVD-R, and DVD+RW are all supported by Ubuntu) in your drive, making sure to select a media format supported by your drive, and a Blank Disc window will appear asking what you want to do. Just click OK to open Nautilus's CD/DVD Creator window, which as you no doubt notice looks pretty similar to other Nautilus windows, save for the colored band below the location bar and the Write to Disc button (Figure 7-11).

A Nautilus CD/DVD Creator window with files ready to be burned to disc

Figure 7-11. A Nautilus ...

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