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Recommended update for k3b


(Last modified: 30NOV2004)

solutions Recommended update for k3b SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5bf78d940b6a9853a8cd7ed30d3af3b8)

Applies to

Package: k3b
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9521
Release: 20041130
Obsoletes: none


Install this if you use k3b for burning CDs or DVDs.



Problem description

k3b currently opens the CD burner device in read only mode. This
leads to k3b being no longer able to burn CDs after the end of November
2004 kernel security update. Install this upgrade to fix the problem.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh k3b.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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