Introduction to Cdrdao

The Cdrdao package contains CD recording utilities. These are useful for burning a CD in disk-at-once mode.

Package Information

Cdrdao Dependencies


Optional (Required to Build the gcdmaster Program)

Note: the following packages must be built in the order listed. Use the current “stable” version of each package.

libgnomeui-2.14.1, libsigc++, glibmm, gtkmm, libglademm, libgnomecanvasmm, gconfmm, gnome-vfsmm, libgnomemm, and libgnomeuimm



There are two additional optional dependencies that can be used by the Cdrdao build: Cdrtools-2.01 and PCCTS. The pieces of these two packages required to build Cdrdao are also included in the source tree and are used by default.

User Notes:

Installation of Cdrdao

Install Cdrdao by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install &&
install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.1 &&
install -v -m644 README* /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.1


Installed Programs: cdrdao, cue2toc, toc2cddb, toc2cue and optionally, gcdmaster and toc2mp3
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/cdrdao, /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.1 and /usr/share/gcdmaster

Short Descriptions


records audio or data CD-Rs in disk-at-once (DAO) mode based on a textual description of the CD contents.


converts CUE to TOC format for audio CDs.


is a graphical front end to cdrdao for composing audio CDs.


converts a Cdrdao TOC file into a cddb file and prints it to stdout.


converts TOC to CUE format for audio CDs.


converts an audio CD disk image (.toc file) to MP3 files.

Last updated on 2007-01-15 17:25:53 -0600