In this tutorial you will learn how burn ISO image to DVD using Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux desktop.

In this tutorial you will learn:
Ubuntu 20.04 Burn ISO to DVD
Ubuntu 20.04 Burn ISO to DVD

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software Brasero
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Ubuntu 20.04 Burn ISO to DVD step by step instructions

  1. Check your system whether it supports DVD burning. Start by opening a terminal window and execution of the bellow command:
    $ cat /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info
    
     hardware device which supports DVD write
    Your system should have at least one hardware device which supports DVD write. Check the output and look for Can write DVD-R. The integer 1 means that the DVD write is supported.
  2. Next, download the ISO image you wish to burn. As an example, in this tutorial, we will burn downloaded Ubuntu 20.04 ISO image.


  3. open software
    Use top left Activities menu to open the Software application.

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  5. brasero burn/write DVD
    Search for brasero application.


  6. begin brasero dvd writer installation
    To begin the installation press the Install button.


  7. enter sudo user password
    Enter your username and password. Your user needs to belong to sudo administrative group.


  8. open iso image with brasero dvd burner
    Insert blank DVD and use the File Manager to locate the ISO image you wish to burn to DVD. Right click on the ISO image file and select Open With Brasero.


  9. Insert blank DVD and select it to write the ISO image to
    Select the blank DVD to write the ISO image to. Once ready hit the Burn button.
    AUTHOR NOTE
    It may take some time for the system to search and detect the inserted blank DVD. In my case I had to wait 1-2 minutes for the Brasero to find compatible DVD disk. If anything, this seems to me like a minor software bug.




  10. Wait for Brasero to burn the ISO image to DVD
    Wait for Brasero to burn the ISO image to DVD
    Closing DVD
    Closing DVD


  11.  ISO image is successfully burned to DVD disc
    You should see a Success message once the ISO image is successfully burned to DVD disc.


  12. Use file manager to check the content of your freshly burned DVD disc
    Use file manager to check the content of your freshly burned DVD disc.
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