GnomeBaker 0.6.0 review

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GnomeBaker is a GTK2/Gnome CD/DVD burning application

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 0K
Developer: Luke Biddell
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GnomeBaker is a GTK2/Gnome CD/DVD burning application. I've been writing it in my spare time so progress is fairly slow.

It's more of a personal project as I wanted to have a go at developing on Linux and I figured that as I had got this far I may as well let it loose on the world. Maybe someone will like it and use it.

It requires a recent version of cdtools (cdrecord, readcd, cdda2wav and mkisofs), version 2 or greater should be okay.

Here are some key features of "GnomeBaker":
Create data cds
Blank rewritable disks
Copy data cds
Copy audio cds
Burn existing cd iso images
Can burn via scsi and atapi on linux kernels 2.4 and 2.6. Basically if cdrecord works then GnomeBaker will work.
Drag and drop to create data cds (including DnD to and from nautilus)
Create audio cds from existing wavs, mp3, flac and oggs
Integrate with gconf for storage of application settings
Burn DVDs.
Supports multisession burning
Blank/Format DVDs
Burn Cue/Bin files
Burn data cds on the fly

gtk+-2.0 >= 2.4
gstreamer-0.8 (vorbis, mad, flac and misc packages)

What's New in This Release:
Fix RFE #1242645 Clearer indication of successful burn completion (actually in 0.5.1)
Fix RFE #1165304 smarten up device selection. Only show writers in the writers option menu.
Fix Bug #1418811 Copying with single drive fails
Apply patch #1430548 from domg - Fix compilation on FreeBSD
Apply patch from gamehack to enable libnotify support ( ./configure --enable-libnotify )
Apply patch from Ignacio Martin:
- Data disk contents can be edited and folders added etc.
- You can now add files which exceed the disk size and choose which to remove.
Fixes RFE #1286697 Files And Directories editing ....
Fixes RFE #1210821 Browsible CD
Fixes RFE #1211475 Virtual Folders
Fix Bug #1442519 Can't compile gnomebaker with Fedora Core 5 libnotify 0.3.0
Fix Bug #1439059 Can't compile gnomebaker with gstreamer 0.10
Fix Bug #1429235 gnomebaker-1.9.0: compilation issue
Move the show hidden files and show human readable file size options to the main window menu.
Tidy up the menus when we are not showing the file browser
Add overburning support for cds. Currently allows 2% overburning until I determine a more scientific approach.
Apply Ignacio's cairo progress bar patch.
Apply patch from Joseph E. Sacco to support libnotify-0.4
Default all open and save file choosers to user's home dir
When not showing file browser, add button now allows selection of files or folders.
Notionally split out data CD and DVD so they are both available in the File->New menu.
Tidy up the start burning dlg and make the layouts look better.
Use a text area instead of a label for the progress dialog process description as label doesn't wrap properly.
Awesome new icon from Jose Reis.
Use g_convert_with_fallback when reading from child processes to ignore chars we don't understand.
Apply patch #1460031 from Darren Kenny - Build fails on Solaris.
Fix Bug #1408067 Freeze on start-up
Fix Bug #1358471 The filesystem browser loses synchrony
Fix Bug #1174343 could not enter newly created directories
Fix RFE #1401689 Interface Improvements (Mockup included)
Apply patch #1494540 from Daniel Nylander - Updated sv.po translation
Apply patch #1463826 ] from goedson - Updated pt_BR translation
Fix RFE #1406985 speed units in the burn dialog
Fix RFE #1444098 Track number column for audio cd's
Fix Bug #1502418 ownership/modes of files should be set to standart values
Apply patch from Adonikam Virgo to fix crash when calling g_thread_init().
Apply patch from Julien Danjou. We now do not follow symlinks at all. You can't add them to a disk.
Fix Bug #1336399 links are counted on interface but not on disk
Fix RFE #1503812 SAO support - added for burning cds.
Add ability to open (launch) files in the data projects.
Apply patch #1548102 from Goedson - Fix compilation warnings
Apply patch #1548101 from Goedson - Fix data project size calculation
Apply patch #1540113 from BPepple - Patch to make GnomeBaker install theme-friendly icons
Apply patch #1328166 from BPepple - Patch for About window in Gtk 2.6
Apply patch #1553182 from Goedson - Implement data project loading
Apply patch #1557947 from Goedson - Fix list of languages in

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