(Last Updated On: February 9, 2019)

A quick fix for a bug in Ubuntu 18.04 that prevents users from writing audio CDs.

Brasero-Ubuntu 18.04 Bug Fix:

Set permissions thusly to enable audio CD witting in Ubuntu 18.04:

sudo chmod 4711 /usr/bin/cdrdao
sudo chmod 4711 /usr/bin/wodim
sudo chmod 0755 /usr/bin/growisofs

Link to official bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/brasero/+bug/1770502

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Joe Collins
Joe Collins worked in radio and TV stations for over 20 years where he installed, maintained and programmed computer automation systems. Joe also worked for Gateway Computer for a short time as a Senior Technical Support Professional in the early 2000’s and has offered freelance home computer technical support and repair for over a decade.

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Joe Collins worked in radio and TV stations for over 20 years where he installed, maintained and programmed computer automation systems. Joe also worked for Gateway Computer for a short time as a Senior Technical Support Professional in the early 2000’s and has offered freelance home computer technical support and...
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