Introduction to Brasero

Brasero is an application used to burn CD/DVD on the GNOME Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features that enable users to create their discs easily and quickly.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

Brasero Dependencies


gst-plugins-base-1.0.10, libcanberra-0.30, libnotify-0.7.6, and yelp-xsl-3.8.1



GTK-Doc-1.19 and Tracker

Recommended (Runtime)

Optional (Runtime)

Cdrdao-1.2.3, cdrkit, cdrtools, libdvdcss-1.2.13, and VCDImager

User Notes:

Installation of Brasero

Install Brasero by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.



When installing, the Makefile does some additional linking. If you do not have Xorg in /usr, the LIBRARY_PATH variable needs to be defined for the root user. If using sudo to assume root, use the -E option to pass your current environment variables for the install process.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: brasero
Installed Libraries:,, and
Installed Directories: /usr/include/brasero3, /usr/lib/brasero3, /usr/share/brasero, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/{libbrasero-burn,libbrasero-media}, and /usr/share/help/*/brasero

Short Descriptions


is a simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application for the GNOME Desktop.

contains the Burning API functions.

contains the Media API functions.

contains the Brasero API functions.

Last updated on 2013-09-03 12:08:19 -0700