Submitted by str on Wed, 11/22/2006 - 18:47 sudo umount /dev/cdrom cdrecord dev=/dev/cdrom blank=fast Related Items Ubuntu Tips and Tricks Howto Comments Good!! Good!! PHP5 Install Having installed, Ubuntu - Feisty Fawn, the php4 application was not found. Use php5 instead. What do you exactly mean by What do you exactly mean by "to blank"?. I've got this half-empty DVD and Brasero says it's not writable. If I run this, would I be able to write it like an new dvd (just half the size, of course)?