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CD Burning was Re: ordering 9.2
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 17:06:25 -0500
  • Message-id: <1098223584.6647.8.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-10-19 at 10:36, C Hamel wrote:
> On 20:26 Mon 18 Oct , Don Parris wrote:
> > C Hamel wrote:
> >
> > >>
> > >>
> > >...And I think I might just try 9.1, now that the dust has settled. <G>
> > >
> > >
> > I confess, it seems rather a short period of time since 9.1 arrived, and
> > now here's 9.2. Yet and still, I'd like to move up, and I'm not afraid
> > of the cutting edge. After all, if you've ever used Windows, you just
> > get used to things not working right. ;) Hopefully, that's not the
> > case with 9.2. Even so, I found that setting up USB printers in SUSE
> > was much, much easier than on my Win98 box. In fact, the printer setup
> > was one of the things that convinced me to put more effort into SUSE.
> > Proprietary, time-bomb CD burner software was another.
> >

> >
> You make a good point.. and I'm not afraid of the bleeding edge, having done
> beta testing for years. I gave that up, though, finally.
>
> I just wish I *could* burn a CD w/o going back to XP. K3b doesn't find the
> burner ...nor does xcdroast. Flawless burning from XP. I have learned the
> hard way to always keep a 'Doze box handy ...and it is unfortunate that
> this seems to be necessary.

Hi Yogi, do you mind if I butt in here? I'm using xcdroast in linux
(9.1 and I had it under 8.2). So is this a hardware issue, or is it how
arcane xcdroast can be?

Mike


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