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Listed are our top picks for burning CD's or DVD's on Linux Systems. If you are a casual user of Linux or an avid user we recommend Nero Linux. Professionals wanting a burning solution should use GEAR Pro Linux. Now you can burn DVD discs on Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu and more.

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Nero Linux 3

Nero Linux 3 is the ultimate burning application for Linux. Built on the award winning Nero Burning ROM 7 platform, Nero Linux 3 is not only the most powerful and versatile burning application available for Linux, but now the only application to offer Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD data burning support.

  • Linux Kernel 2.4 or newer (2.6 recommended) with X-Window 
  • Glibc 2.3.2 and libstdc++6 3.4 
  • GTK+ 2.4.10 (or newer)

Silver Award

GEAR Pro for Linux

GEAR PRO for Linux is the leading professional CD-Rand DVD software for Linux platforms. GEAR incorporates the latest advances in optical storage technology including rewritable support, with the uncompromising quality and reliability users have come to expect from GEAR Software. This version supports both a GUI and CLI interface. GEAR PRO for Linux offers full CD-R, CD-RW ,DVD-R and DVD-RAM recording and pre-mastering. GEAR supports most drives on the market. GEAR PRO for Linux is the ideal application for Imaging, Mission Critical Archiving, CAD/CAM, Graphic Storage, Title Development and Pre-Master testing. With GEARTM PRO for Linux, users can easily and economically store software, large data sets, databases, audio, video and other assorted information to compact disk while maintaining total control over the formatting and mastering process. Power and Cross Platform Flexibility... GEARTM PRO for Linux supports the widest spectrum of file formats in the industry including ISO 9660, Digital Audio, Orange Book mastering modes and RockRidge which enables users to create true cross-platform media for readability between Windows and Linux platforms. is an independent product reviewer and is not associated with any company that is listed on our sites. On occasion we will receive free copies of software for testing & reviewing. We also receive compensation for certain products that are listed on our site. Because of this we would like to mention that this does not alter what we recommend. We take pride in only listing hardware & software that we feel is the best in class and what we would consider a 'safe buy'!