Since I built my new computer a few months back, and installed Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft, I have only been able to burn using sudo. My old machine burned fine without sudo, so I was guessing it was because I’m using a SATA DVD-RW drive.

I found this tip on the Ubuntu forums and it fixed my burning problem – Gnomebaker has no problem working as a normal user after applying this fix.

Step 1:

As root (or in a terminal type: sudo gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/15-local.rules This will create a new file called 15-local.rules. Add a new rule in the file:

# SCSI devices<br /> BUS=="scsi", KERNEL=="sg[0-9]", NAME="%k", GROUP="cdrom"

Step 2:


Step 3:

In a terminal type the following (hit enter after each):

sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/cdrecord<br /> sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/cdrecord.mmap<br /> sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/X11/cdrecord.mmap<br /> sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/cdrdao<br /> sudo chmod 4755 /usr/bin/X11/cdrdao

That should fix it, especially if you’re running Gnomebaker. If you’re running K3B, run K3Bsetup and hit the above link for more if you’re a KDE user.

Thanks to wilko on the Ubuntu Forums for posting this fix.