How do I access the CD-ROM in Ubuntu? Usually, if a CD or DVD is inserted, you can see them under /dev/cdrom . You wont be able to view the contents from that location directly such as by doing cd /dev/cdrom or ls . That’s it. You should be able to see the files under /media folder now.
What is cdrom with Ubuntu? apt-cdrom is used to add a new CD-ROM to APT’s list of available sources. apt-cdrom takes care of determining the structure of the disc as well as correcting for several possible mis-burns and verifying the index files. It is necessary to use apt-cdrom to add CDs to the APT system; it cannot be done by hand.
Where is CD drive in Ubuntu? Once you mount a CD/DVD,you can find it in /media/DISC_NAME . If you insert a CD or DVD, it should be automatically detected and will appear as a removable media drive in the nautilus file browser, otherwise it will be hidden.
How do I use apt-cdrom?
Put the Live CD in the unit and use one of these commands, in this order :
- test: sudo apt-cdrom –no-act add.
- if everything is OK: sudo apt-cdrom add.
- sudo apt-cdrom ident.
- sudo apt-cdrom -d “your-cdrom-mount-point” -r.