Info: NeroLINUX published - Nero burning software for Linux platforms

Eric Tanguy eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr
Sun Mar 13 18:37:52 UTC 2005


Le dimanche 13 mars 2005 à 18:04 +0000, Sean O Sullivan a écrit :
> On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 06:11:29PM +0100, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > [ preface: this shall be no merchandising ]
> > 
> > For those knowing Nero Burning ROM from Windows® might be interested to
> > know that ahead.de now published a Linux version:
> > 
> > http://www.ahead.de/de/NeroLINUX.html
> > 
> > (Sorry, so far I don't see the announcement on the English language
> > page. Bablefish might help. I will try to communicate importants facts
> > following.)
> > 
> > If you already have a valid Nero 6 license for Windows® (full version or
> > retail version - not any OEM version) you can get the Linux version for
> > free after registration with ahead.
> > All three Fedora Core releases (1, 2 and 3) are listed as possible 32bit
> > platforms to run NeroLINUX on. Attention: There will be no technical
> > support.
> > 
> > Keep in mind that this software is neither open source nor GPL software.
> > I can't tell you whether and if what you may get more or better compared
> > to cdrecord and the known GUI frontends xcdroast or k3b.
> > 
> > Alexander
> > 
> 
> Nero provide no support
> looking at the GUI, it is fairly unpolished (compared to k3b/eroaster .. etc etc)
> I don't see any reason to use this & I don't see what Nero are trying to do.
> Nero is very sucessful on windows, as there are not many good alternatives, there are on linux.
> If you are expected to pay for a product (you must purchase nero6 to download linuxnero) on Linux, you expect support at least, if not a nice system/interface.
> 
> It sems to me as if they are trying to make sales by appealing somewhat to the Linux community, but sadly have gotten it very very wrong.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Sean
I just try it and my cd-dvd recorder is not listed in the recorder list
whereas k3b works out of the box.
Eric

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