Disable AutoPlay of Blank CD or DVD media

By Lowell Heddings on November 10th, 2006

Ubuntu will automatically launch a CD burning tool when you insert a blank data cd or dvd. This can sometimes interfere with something else you are doing right at that moment.

To disable this, navigate to System \ Preferences \ Removable Drives and Media:

Uncheck the box, and you will no longer autoplay blank discs.

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  • Published 11/10/06
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