Install Brasero CD/DVD burner in Ubuntu 20.04

Brasero is a graphical tool for burning CD and DVDs. The application is written in C. Philippe Rouquier and Luis Medinas developed the application. Furthermore, it is a free application available under GNU General Public License. In this article, we would discuss how to install Brasero CD/DVD burner in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release.

At the time of writing the article, the latest stable release for Brasero was 3.12.2. Moreover, the application acts as a front-end for tools like cdrtools, libburn and growisofs. The package only works with supported Linux distributions.

We can install Brasero through apt (Advanced Packaging tool for Ubuntu).

Note: Following operations would require you to have superuser privileges. In case you don’t have one, then contact your System Administrator for assistance.

Install Brasero CD/DVD burner in Ubuntu 20.04

As the package is already available through standard Ubuntu repository. Therefore, we need to first update the standard repository. This is to make sure, we get the latest version of the package. Therefore, issue the following in terminal –

sudo apt update

Next, to install the package –

sudo apt install brasero

Now, we can access the package either through our Systems’ main Menu or from terminal. If we are looking forward to access Brasero from a terminal then, issue the following –


In conclusion, we have discussed how to install Brasero CD/DVD burner in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release.

Additional Info –

With Brasero, we can burn an Audio, Data & Video disc. The application is also used to copy the CD/DVD image in the supported file format. Likewise, we also burn a disc image onto our CD/DVD. Besides, if we need to check the integrity of our CD/DVD. Then, we can do the same through MD5, SHA1 & SHA256 file (Select relevant option in file/image checksum plugin configuration).

Apart from that, we also get the cover editor and disc blanking option for writable discs. Lastly, it also supports fast disc blanking.