[arch-general] Is there a burning tool able to replace K3b?

Simon Hanna simon.hanna at jesus.de
Tue Jan 21 05:51:20 EST 2014

you can check the list of applications in the wiki [1]
No, you are not the only one who doesn't like GNOME, KDE, XFCE, ...
have you tried i3?
about replacement software:
try using command line tools, just search the link below for all sorts of



2014/1/21 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>

> Hi,
> a short question but a long story, perhaps somebody could give some
> hints.
> To stop a green drive spinning up and down again and again I removed
> gvfs from my machine, but each time I used K3b seemingly a KDE thingy
> makes my drive spin up and down again and again until I reboot.
> Is anybody aware if developers of desktop environments care about things
> like green drives, optional vs hard dependencies?
> I also noticed that if using a desktop environment's GUI editor as root
> this could cause serious issues nowadays.
> Am I the only one who tries to get rid of desktop environments and the
> software, such as the desktop environment's editors?
> I'm experimenting with getting rid of Xfce and I'm testing Jwm at the
> moment, but generating the menu is PITA and to find good replacements
> for editors, file browsers etc. isn't easy.
> Does anybody know burning software that is nearly as comfortable as K3b
> is, but that doesn't need GNOME or KDE dependencies?
> Regards,
> Ralf

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