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How do I get K3b to split a volumes across several media? For example if I give it a folder that has 6 GB (not one file of 6 GB), it should create several discs of 4.4 GB automatically, instead of me doing it manually?

If K3B can't do it, is there any software that can?

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Almost the same question: unix.stackexchange.com/q/10158/4319 ; however, it doesn't mention k3b. – imz -- Ivan Zakharyaschev Mar 28 '11 at 19:19
This question could probably be made broader by asking how to split an ISO9660 image across several limited-size images. This is more useful and easier to deal with rather than "how to make this specific incarnation of a CD/DVD authoring frontend do the splitting". – njsg Jan 27 '13 at 18:00

I would say that there is no software for this task since no software can compute the semantics of the files on your CD-image. How should K3B know which files have to be kept together?

If the order of the files is not important - I would use tar and split for the task - like I did when floppies were still in use...

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Yup. That's the way the OP could go with Ivan's pointer, unix.stackexchange.com/q/10158/4319. The interesting thing is that, after doing some research, I see mkisofs does have options for volumes, but does not support volumes with more than one disk... Believing in the manpage, this would be the desired feature. Sadly, as many tools just rely on mkisofs, I'd guess it's not likely that some other burning tool does actually offer this feature. – njsg Jan 27 '13 at 18:14

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