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gcombust

gcombust is a CD burner GUI. It works as a GTK+ frontend for mkisofs, mkhybrid, cdrecord, and cdlabelgen. It has primitive support for controlling the directory (root) structure and size of an image without copying files/symlinking or writing 10 lines of arguments. It can also maximize disk usage by hinting at which directories/files to use.

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  •  01 Feb 2003 04:27

    Release Notes: DVD-R media support and a bunch of bugfixes.

    •  08 Jul 2002 14:29

      Release Notes: Compilation errors on non-Linux platforms were fixed. Overburn options were added.

      •  21 Feb 2002 09:42

        Release Notes: This release includes translation (de.po/sk.po) updates, a config option for "Operation finished" popup, and a lot of small bugfixes.

        •  24 Jan 2002 20:24

          Release Notes: A "Disable fixate" option and a Slovak translation have been added. Error reporting from mkisofs has been improved a little bit. A kludge has been added to fix autoscrolling for the cdrecord and cdparanoia output (other places might benefit from the same kludge). A few cdparanoia progress text bugs have been fixed, and the text that is printed in the output textbox has been reduced.

          •  01 Nov 2001 16:03

            Release Notes: The bug in which pressing "close" in the dump CD window would cause a crash was fixed. es.po and ru.po were updated, as well as README.hp-ux.html.

            Recent comments

            07 Aug 2006 12:37 LordFalcon

            Would be nice if someone took this and ported to gtk2
            This is imho still the best interface. But the gtk1 is annoying to look at and buggy. Also might provide an interface to the new libburn stuff that is being developed to bypass cdrecord tools in all...

            16 Dec 2002 17:25 cbarton

            Gcombust - A few comments
            One littile thing I like about gcombust that is subtle but realy helpfull, is the tooltips

            most apps will have a tickbox/button saying X and the tooltip will read 'this does X',

            Where as gcombust gives a full description of the option. removing the need for help- Keep up the good work, this is realy a mature app.

            19 Jul 2002 12:58 dunbar

            Very good program, nice work people!
            Very successful with GCombust - first time success, and i'm a 'very newbie' Linux user. Old Philips CDD3610 drive (2x2x6), burned first try. Software interface may be a little scary for some, but I had a little experience with Adaptec software on Windows (burned a total of 6 discs), so I got through GCombust with that knowledge.
            9 out of 10.

            17 Apr 2001 07:49 wkapga

            Re: gcombust, a program which saved my day!

            > This app is really smashing! I tinkered
            > around with all the
            > commandline switches for mkisofs and
            > cdrecord, I tried xcdroast
            > which is comaratively old but cannot
            > cope with CD-RW media or
            > multisession burning.
            > Now this gcombust is just what I've
            > been looking for.
            > Good work!
            >
            > wobo


            i really would like to stress your comments.

            gcombust made the full transition to a linux destop way easier. i really like this app.

            g.

            27 Apr 2000 01:53 wolfgangbornath

            gcombust, a program which saved my day!
            This app is really smashing! I tinkered around with all the
            commandline switches for mkisofs and cdrecord, I tried xcdroast
            which is comaratively old but cannot cope with CD-RW media or
            multisession burning.
            Now this gcombust is just what I've been looking for.
            Good work!

            wobo

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