Introduction to libburn

libburn is a library for writing preformatted data onto optical media: CD, DVD and BD (Blu-Ray).



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Package Information

libburn Dependencies


Doxygen-1.9.8 (to generate HTML documentation)

Installation of libburn

Install libburn by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&

If you have installed Doxygen and wish to generate the HTML documentation, issue the following command:

doxygen doc/doxygen.conf

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you have built the HTML documentation, install it by running the following commands as the root user:

install -v -dm755 /usr/share/doc/libburn-1.5.6 &&
install -v -m644 doc/html/* /usr/share/doc/libburn-1.5.6


Installed Program: cdrskin
Installed Library:
Installed Directory: /usr/include/libburn

Short Descriptions


burns preformatted data to CD, DVD, and BD via libburn

contains the libburn API functions