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burn - record from various sources to optical media (CD, DVD)

BURN(1) Burn BURN(1)

NAME

burn - record from various sources to optical media (CD, DVD)

SYNOPSIS

burn  MAIN_MODE [OPTIONS]... [FILE/S]...
burn --help
 

DESCRIPTION

CD-writing program/script. Features Data-CD, Audio-CD, Copy on the fly, Iso-CD.

CONFIGURATION

Configuration files for burn are: ~/.burnrc or /etc/burn.conf. You can edit them to change values.
 
If you don't have these files you can:
1.
use burn-configure utility
2.
take the configuration template, edit and copy it as ~/.burnrc or /etc/burn.conf

MAIN MODES

-D, --data-cd
To create Data-CD
-I, --iso-cd
To create ISO-CD
-C, --copy-cd
To copy CDs
-A, --audio-cd
To create an audio CD from WAV, MP3 and ogg files

EXAMPLES

# burn -D -p /etc/
 
Creates a CD with /etc/ contents. (you will find files and directories contained in /etc in CD's root.)
 
# burn -D -p /home/bigpaul/video/summer_2003/spain.tar.gz
 
Creates a CD with spain.tar.gz in CD's root
 
# burn -D -r /etc/
 
Creates a CD containing the whole /etc/ directory. (-r preserves path)
 
# burn -D -c /mail_2003 /home/bigpaul/Mail -p /boot/vmli*
 
Creates a CD containing the whole /home/bigpaul/Mail renamed into /mail_2003. (-c changes path name). This command also adds in CD's root every vmli* file in /boot/ directory
 
# burn -I -n image.iso
 
Burns image.iso
 
# burn -C
 
Copy CDs (disk at once).
 
# burn -A -a *.wav
 
Creates an Audio CD. Tracks come from wav files
 
# burn -A -a *.mp3
 
Creates an Audio CD. Tracks come from mp3 files
 
# burn -A -a *.ogg
 
Creates an Audio CD. Tracks come from Ogg Vorbis files
 
# burn -A -a *.mp3 file.ogg track01.wav
 
Creates an Audio CD preserving input order. In this example the first audio tracks will come from mp3 files, than we will find the one from file.ogg and finally the one from track01.wav

GENERAL OPTIONS

-s, --simulate
to perform a burn simulation

DATA-CD OPTIONS

-p, --path
add file/s or path's content to CD-ROM's root. e.g.: -p /cvs/myproj/. In this example we will find CD-ROM's root filled with /cvs/myproj/ contents, but no /cvs/myproj/ will be created
-r, --preserve-path
add file/s or path's content to CD-ROM preserving original path. e.g.: -r /cvs/myproj/. In this example we will find /cvs/myproj/ in CD-ROM's root
-x, --exclude-path
every file or directory matching this string will not be included
-c, --change-path
old_path will be named new_path in CD-ROM. e.g.: -c /my_home/2004_Jan/ /home/bigpaul/. Thus /home/bigpaul/ will be named /my_home/2004_Jan/ in CD-ROM.
-l, --follow-symlink
this option allows burn to follow symbolic link directories
-m, --multisession
this option allows multisession CDs

ISO-CD OPTIONS

-n, --name
image name

AUDIO-CD OPTIONS

-a, --audio-file
mp3, ogg or wav file/s

AUTHOR

Ben Finney <ben+python@benfinney.id.au>, Gaetano Paolone <bigpaul@hacknight.org> This is free software: you may copy, modify, and/or distribute this work under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later as published by the Free Software Foundation. No warranty expressed or implied. See the source for details.
2009-07-22