George Borisov wrote: >> kscd says "CDROM read or access error / please make sure you have access >> permissions to /dev/cdrom" which seems to be missing the point. > > Are you in the "disk" group? No no no, "disk" is the wrong group. It allows raw access to hard drives, meaning that it would become really easy to mess up the entire system. The correct group to add yourself to is "cdrom".