Overburn is the process of cramming a little extra data onto CD-Rs, in excess of the manufacturer's recommendations. Typically an average 700MB CD-R will take 734MB. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, and discs created this way aren't guaranteed to work on all computers (there have been some suggestions that overburning can even damage CD-R/RW drives). To enable overburn for Nautilus' CD/DVD Creator (Places ^ CD/DVD Creator), entirely at your own risk, open gconf-editor and head over to /apps/nautilus-cd-burner. Then put a check alongside overburn on the right.
For another CD/DVD burning tip, see Tip 157, on page 199.
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