How-to erase a DVD-RW

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at
Wed Feb 11 23:44:08 PST 2009

Gary Kline wrote:
> iS there an easy way (by cmd-line) to erase a used DVD-RW?
> I tried K3B and can't figure out where to click!  
> tia,
> gary

Try something like

dvd+rw-format /dev/cd0 -blank

dvd+rw-format comes with sysutils/dvd+rw-tools (you probably have it 
installed already).

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