How To Install Cdrtools 3.01a31 On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 14.04 Systems

As you may know, Cdrtools is an open-source software that contains the below tools:

  • cdrecord A CD/DVD/BD recording program
  • readcd A program to read CD/DVD/BD media with CD-clone features
  • cdda2wav The most evolved CD-audio extraction program with paranoia support
  • mkisofs A program to create hybrid ISO9660/JOLIET/HFS filesystes with optional Rock Ridge attributes
  • isodebug A program to print mkisofs debug information from media
  • isodump A program to dump ISO-9660 media
  • isoinfo A program to analyse/verify ISO/9660/Joliet/Rock-Ridge Filesystems
  • isovfy A program to verify the ISO-9660 structures
  • rscsi A Remote SCSI enabling daemon

The latest version available is Cdrtools 3.01a31, which has been recently released.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the softeare on Ubuntu is easy. You only need to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the cdrtools package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/unstable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install cdrtools

Optional, to remove cdrtools, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove cdrtools

The installation instructions should work on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.

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