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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] can burn DVDs but not CDs

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2018 04:21:55 -0700

On Saturday 09 June 2018 03:12:51 Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Freitag, 8. Juni 2018 schrieb William Morder:
> > Okay, now this is new: In k3b settings, under external programs, both sox
> > and eMovix are listed as not found. I don't know about eMovix, as I can't
> > find any packages that mention it, but sox is definitely installed; yet
> > k3b persists in telling me that sox is not found.
> >
> > And here's another disconcerting detail. When I click on search path
> > (still in k3b settings), I find that /opt/trinity/bin/ is not listed as a
> > search path, but something called /opt/schily/bin/ *is listed*; I've
> > looked round, but there is nothing I can find that corresponds to schily.
> > Moreover, I delete the line to search the path for /opt/schily/bin/, and
> > add the
> > path /opt/trinity/bin/, yet when I restart I find that trinity is no
> > longer there, but schily has returned.
> >
> > Apparently schily (or something related to it) is somehow connected to
> > this problem. Also it seems that I need whatever schily provides (cdrkit,
> > cdrtools, etc.), so for the time being, I've put this line back in for
> > the search path. However, this schily seems to the a controversial topic:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > What the *$?%!&~ is schily? It seems to refer to a person named Joerg
> > Schilling (see links above). In any case, I have no folders named schily,
> > so the path points to nowhere that I can find in my system.
> >
> > Bill
> You found the right guy :-) Ages ago Schily was the autor of THE linux cd
> burning software. But then he changed then licence of his programs, the
> world was about to end, but people forked the software which led to "wodim"
> and the world continued turning. Anyway, "/opt/schily/bin" is hardcoded in
> k3d, you find it in "/opt/trinity/lib/".
That makes no sense at all (why it should be referred to as though schily is a 
folder), but there is the joy of Linux. 

> "sox" is not found on my system, too, despite the fact that sox is
> /usr/bin/sox and /usr/bin is included in the search path. It's no use
> fiddling the configfile, "sox" is simply ignored. But I don't know why k3b
> would need sox?
Same here. If sox is installed, then why can't k3b find it since the correct 
path is listed? And if sox isn't needed, then why bother to list it? Ah, the 

> "eMoviex" is ancient, too. Ages ago you could build a CD/DVD and include
> eMovix "bootloader" which contained a minimal linux system. Boot from the
> CD/DVD and you were able to play the video content of the media ... omg,
> wasn't it around just yesterday? Well, follow the trail in the dust:
> Nik

I will check out those links. Maybe eMovix is yet worth resurrecting. 
Definitely sounds useful.