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CD and DVD burning/ripping Scripts

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Here are a few scripts I use regularly. I helped install gentoo on a friends laptop he asked me to send these to him, so I thought some people here might find them useful too. I have them saved in /usr/local/bin so they can be accessed directly by typing their name.


#!/bin/bash
# burn-cd-dir
# makes an iso on the fly and burns it to a CD.
# requires: app-cdr/cdrtools

mkisofs -R -l $* | cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc speed=12 padsize=63s -eject -pad -v driveropts=burnfree -

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