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



libacl and libattr

Optional (Required to Build the gcdmaster Program)

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

libgnomeui-2.18.1, 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-1.2.2 &&
install -v -m644 README* /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.2


Installed Programs: cdrdao, cue2toc, toc2cddb, toc2cue and optionally, gcdmaster and toc2mp3
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/cdrdao, /usr/share/doc/cdrdao-1.2.2 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 2007-08-13 14:20:47 -0500