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 +===== How To Burn an Optical Disk Using Brasero =====
  
 +by Peter Tesar
 +
 +From the desktop you can burn a CD or DVD using Brasero.
 +
 +==== Invoking Brazero ====
 +
 +There are several ways to invoke Brasero. Choose the one that works best for you.
 +
 +  - Type "​brasero"​ from the "​alt+F2"​ run box.
 +    * Press "​Alt+F2"​. An edit box appears.
 +    * Type:
 +    * <​code>​
 +brasero
 +</​code>​
 +    * Press "​enter"​.
 +  - You can open a terminal.
 +    * Press "​Ctrl+Alt+t"​.
 +    * From the terminal command line, type:
 +    * <​code>​
 +brasero
 +</​code>​
 +    * Press "​Enter"​.
 +  - Gnome classic. Use the menus.
 +    * Press "​Alt+f1"​ to navigate to Menus->​Sound & Video->​Brasero.
 +    * Press "​Enter"​.
 +  - using the Dash
 +    * Push the Super key, also known as the Windows key 
 +    * Type: 
 +    * <​code>​
 +    * "​brasero"​
 +    * </​code>​
 +    * Press "​Enter"​.
 +  - Using Classic Indicator in Unity
 +  - Press "​Alt+F10"​ and arrow "​Left"​ aproxametly six times until you hear image window.
 +Navigate to >Sound & Video->​Brasero.
 +
 +  ​
 +
 +==== Preparations ====
 +
 +These are the steps you need to take before you burn your disk. I assume you have already placed a disk into your opticle drive.
 +
 +  - To blank a RW disk:
 +    * Press "​Alt+t"​ for the "​Tools"​ menu.
 +    * Arrow down to "​blank"​ in this menu.
 +    * Press "​enter"​.
 +  - Tab and select a project. For example, select the Data Project button
 +  - Press "​enter"​. A new frame appears.
 +  - When you have a blank RW disk loaded, there will be a combo box with:<​code>​
 + Blank CD RW disc: 700MB of free space
 +</​code>​
 +  - Select the "​add"​ button to continue to the next frame.
 +  - Your focus might be on the location text field. Reverse tab and you will hear your user name followed by: "​toggle button pressed"​. This means that your Home directory is the default.
 +  - Reverse tab to the name column header. This puts focus on a list.
 +  - Arrow down to hear the items in your Home directory.
 +  - Highlight the folder containing files you want to burn.
 +  - Double press the numpad slash to open the folder.
 +  - Press "​ctrl+a"​ to select all.
 +  - Select the "​add"​ button.
 +
 +==== Burning the Opticle Disk ====
 +
 +When you have selected all the files you wish to burn to the opticle disk:
 +
 +  - Tab to the "​files"​ column header.
 +  - Arrow down to verify that you have selected the files you want to burn.
 +  - Select the "​burn"​ button to start the process.