Introduction to Brasero

Brasero is an application used to burn CD/DVD on the GNOME Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features that enable users to create their discs easily and quickly.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 12.1 platform.

Package Information

Brasero Dependencies


gst-plugins-base-1.22.10, itstool-2.0.7, libcanberra-0.30, and libnotify-0.8.3




Recommended (Runtime)

Optional (Runtime)

Cdrdao-1.2.4, libdvdcss-1.4.3, Cdrtools-3.02a09, and VCDImager

Installation of Brasero

Install Brasero by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr                \
            --enable-compile-warnings=no \
            --enable-cxx-warnings=no     \
            --disable-nautilus           &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-*-warnings=no: These switches fix build problems under GCC-6.x compilers.

--disable-nautilus: This switch disables building the Nautilus extension since it is incompatible with the gtk4 version of Nautilus.

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.


Installed Programs: brasero
Installed Libraries: libbrasero-{burn,media,utils}
Installed Directories: /usr/include/brasero3, /usr/lib/brasero3, /usr/share/brasero, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/libbrasero-{burn,media}, and /usr/share/help/*/brasero

Short Descriptions


is a simple and easy to use CD/DVD burning application for the GNOME Desktop

contains the Burning API functions

contains the Media API functions

contains the Brasero API functions