How To Install CDemu 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, CDemu is an open-source, CD-ROM/DVD-ROM emulator, used for emulating CDs and DVDs.

The client can be controlled via either a textmode and a GTK client, it requires the libmirage library to interpret optical disc images and contains a kernel module for the virtuald drive controller.

The latest version available is CDemu 3.0.0, which has been released a while ago.

how to install CDemu 3.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0

In this article I will show you how to install CDemu 3.0.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

For Ubuntu 14.10, CDemu 3.0.0 is not available via PPA, but we can use the Trusty PPA:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/cdemu/ppa/ubuntu trusty main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/cdemu/ppa/ubuntu trusty main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys D782A00F
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gcdemu cdemu-client cdemu-daemon

For Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems, just do:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cdemu/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gcdemu cdemu-client cdemu-daemon

Optional, to remove cdemu, do:

$ sudo apt-get install gcdemu cdemu-client cdemu-daemon

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