Does Ubuntu 16.04 LTS have Blue Ray Support?

I read some time ago that Ubuntu doesn’t support the burning of Blue Ray disks. Does 16.10 now support it? I’ve tried using kb3 but it displays a blank window; I’ve also tried some command line tools to no avail.


there are two aspects:

  • Formatting Blu-ray content for entertainment video players.

This is indeed in bad shape, because nobody seems  enough
to implement UDF 2.5 filesystem production. That’s what the article shown
by Terrance describes.

  • Burning data to Blu-ray media.

This is known to work with GUI programs K3B and Xfburn. They can put readily
formatted images onto BD-R and BD-RE media with one or more layer (25, 50,
or 100 GB). They can also produce ISO 9660 filesystems for data storage.

Command line programs which can write to Blu-ray are: growisofs, cdrskin,
cdrecord, xorriso. Assumed we have the data preformatted in file image.iso:

growisofs -Z /dev/sr0=image.iso
cdrskin -v dev=/dev/sr0 -eject image.iso
cdrecord -v dev=/dev/sr0 -eject image.iso
xorriso -as cdrecord -v dev=/dev/sr0 -eject image.iso

Not suitable is program wodim, even if it runs under the name “cdrecord”.

Have a nice day 🙂


Source : Link , Question Author : leeand00 , Answer Author : Thomas Schmitt

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