The first step is perhaps to copy all of the files you wish to burn to
CD into a single directory, perhaps
/home/kayon/cdimage/. Then create the iso9660
CD image with:
The file cdimage.raw will be created in
/home/kayon. You could now check that it looks okay by
mounting the file as a file system (you usually need to be root to do
$ cd /home/kayon
$ mkisofs -r -o cdimage.raw cdimage
$ sudo mount -t iso9660 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop/0 cdimage.raw /mnt
$ ls /mnt
$ sudo umount /mnt
Now write the image to a CD. Here's some alternatives for a number of
systems I use:
(No device is specified, assuming it is specified appropriately in
/etc/default/cdrecord as /dev/cdrom.)
$ cdrecord -data cdimage.raw
If you are writing to a CD-RW be sure to blank the CD first with:
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