"It doesn't seem that it should be that hard to burn a CD or
CD-ROM, especially in the case of Linux distributions where you're
given the base image to start with and just have to put the process
in motion. But it's not that simple. Between shoddy media,
misaligned lasers, and all of the other subtle things that can go
wrong it's amazing that we manage to get anything burned at
"This article is not meant as an introduction to CD burning.
Instead, it's a catch-up for those who are familiar with burning
but haven't done so in Linux, or those who know just the basics and
want to get past some of their common frustrations..."