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by nichot20
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD burner 'read only'
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: DVD burner 'read only'

inxi -Fxzd gives less than lshw which at least gives the drive capabilities as well:- Optical-1: /dev/sr0 vendor: TSSTcorp model: CDDVDW SU-208FB rev: TF01 dev-links: cdrom,cdrw,dvd,dvdrw The USB burner is back on another machine earning its keep so lsusb is unhelpful. However your comment re Image ...
by nichot20
Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD burner 'read only'
Replies: 5
Views: 473

Re: DVD burner 'read only'

Yes to all!
Right click on an ISO image and select 'Open with Disk Image Writer'.

I have now tried my universal USB writer with which I have written every format I know. That behaves the same way, with the same limitation in the Gnome disk utility.
by nichot20
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: DVD burner 'read only'
Replies: 5
Views: 473

DVD burner 'read only'

Running Cinnamon 19.1 on a Tosh laptop with a multi DVD burner. lshw shows:- *-cdrom description: DVD-RAM writer product: CDDVDW SU-208FB vendor: TSSTcorp physical id: 0.0.0 bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0 logical name: /dev/cdrom logical name: /dev/cdrw logical name: /dev/dvd logical name: /dev/dvdrw logica...
by nichot20
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 104
Views: 18843

Re: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04

However, my suggestion would be that instead of the alias (not in addition to!) you can create a script ~/.local/bin/gksudo with this content: /usr/bin/pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY $@ Don't forget to chmod u+x ~/.local/bin/gksudo . That way you can use gksudo even in launchers...
by nichot20
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 104
Views: 18843

Re: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04

I have fallen foul of the gksu removal, and none of the discussions I haver seen in this thread come anywhere near my use case AFAIK, so use of admin:// etc does not seem to work. [snip] using pkexec /home/tim/bin/mounter/unmount.sh woodentop pops up a password window similar to gksu but then fails...
by nichot20
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 104
Views: 18843

Re: gksu removed from the repo's of Ubuntu 18.04

I have fallen foul of the gksu removal, and none of the discussions I haver seen in this thread come anywhere near my use case AFAIK, so use of admin:// etc does not seem to work. My use case is having a simple bash script to mount/unmount several windows shares using a command of the form "mount.ci...

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