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What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs? [closed]

What's a good (Fedora) Linux app to create ISO image files from CDs and DVDs? [closed]

I'm thinking of backing up important CDs and DVDs by not simply copy-pasting the files from the CD or DVD, that's why i'd like to create ISO image files instead. What's a good app for that? It should run smoothly on Fedora 11.

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Guest [Entry]

"In Gnome you can :

Insert the CD (or DVD) into the drive. A CD icon should appear on the desktop after it auto mounts
Right click on the desktop icon and from the pop up menu select “Copy Disc…”
On the small dialogue that appears the “Copy disc to:” field probably displays the CD/DVD writer drive. Change it to “Image File”, if not already selected.
Select the Properties button, and the .iso file type.
Select the “Copy” button
Select “OK”

In KDE I like K3B - very easy to use.

Edit

The above Gnome steps are really only valid for Gnome 2.
As @cept0 pointed out, this doesn't work for Fedora 20, which uses Gnome 3. A default fedora through Fedora 14 could use the above Gnome steps. The following will work on Fedora 19 & 20 for sure, Fedora 15 -18, you're on your own ;)

In Gnome 3 you can :

Insert the CD (or DVD) into the drive.
Run the gnome-disk-utility. Several ways to do this. Typing ""disc"" or ""iso"" in the activities search area will work.
Click on the gear in the upper right corner
In the drop down select ""Create Disk Image""
Change the name & save location if you like and select ""Start Creating"""
Guest [Entry]

Gnome's nautilus, as DaveParillo suggests, uses Brasero, so if you're not using Gnome, just install Brasero (in Fedora it's a standard package, you might already have it---don't know about other distros), then choose "Copy CD/DVD", and do as Dave says.
Guest [Entry]

IsoMaster is pretty good and is bundled in every Linux distro.