Xfburn is a convenient CD and DVD burning applications for the Xfce desktop. You can also use the Xfburn tool to create images, audio CD’s, or data CD’s.
There might be several CD burning tools available for the Linux desktop, but like other Xfce applications Xfburn is also lightweight and well designed. The interface is easy to operate and even new users should have very little trouble.
Burn Your Own Linux CD
Users can even burn their own Linux CD’s offered by their favorite distributions. Just download a Linux ISO file, then you can burn your own Ubuntu CD, Xubuntu CD, Debain CD, or more.
Most Linux distributions will support a wide range of burning devices so users should have no troubles with this excellent piece of software. The Xfburn CD Burning tool should work with almost any CD burner. With some exceptions of course.
The graphical user interface for the Xfburn utility is perfectly designed for new users. The layout makes everything very clear and there are shortcuts for every important action. This is what the Xfburn interface contains.
The menu bar is located directly under the title bar at the top of the Xfburn window. Inside the menus you will find all the available actions that will help you interact with the Xfburn CD burner. From the menus you can also access the Xfburn preferences dialog.
The main toolbar is located right under the menu bar. The toolbar contains several of the most commonly used actions allowing you to easily start new burning projects.
The Browser Panel
The browser panel offers two separate viewing areas, one displays directories in a collapsible tree like structure, the other displays the contents of the current directory.
The first menu in the Xfce CD burner menu bar is the file menu. The file menu contains the following options.
New Data Composition
Use this menu option to start a new data CD project.
New Audio Compostion
This will start a new audio CD project.
Use this option to close the current project.
This will quit the Xfburn CD burner.
Next is the edit menu which contains only one option as seen below.
Naturally you can use this to open the Xfburn CD burner preferences dialog.
The actions menu holds a few simple actions for your CD burning projects as shown below.
With this you can blank the data on a rewritable CD.
Use this to burn an image or ISO file.
This menu will provide a few simple options that will help you control the Xfburn CD burner interface.
You can use this option to refresh the Xfburn CD burner file view.
Users can also toggle the main toolbar on or off with this option.
Show File Browser
The file browser area can also be toggled on or off.
From the help menu you can simply open the about Xfburn CD burner dialog.
When burning new CD’s you can use one of the four available project templates. You can burn CD images, audio CD’s, or data CD’s, and lastly you can blank previously used CD’s.
Creating A Project
To create a new project just select the project template you want. The add file tab will then open where you can add several files that you want to burn to the inserted CD. When finished just press burn image, it is all quite simple.
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