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My lappies (Acer aspire 5310) built-in CD/DVD drive is not working.Seems like "lens" is gone. I can insert/eject CD but nothing comes up on the system or even /var/log/messages said ...
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    External DVD Drive for laptop??


    My lappies (Acer aspire 5310) built-in CD/DVD drive is not working.Seems like "lens" is gone. I can insert/eject CD but nothing comes up on the system or even /var/log/messages said nothing about it.


    I'm looking for quick solution,Is it possible to add external cd/dvd drive to my laptop?
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    Should be fine, I use an external DVD drive (USB) with my Eee PC all the time, since it doesn't have a drive
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    thanks dude.I'll buy one soon and use it with my linux lappy
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    I don't suppose you're in the UK? If you're willing to pay for the postage I have a few spare DVD/RW drives if you want one
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    Smile

    I don't suppose you're in the UK? If you're willing to pay for the postage I have a few spare DVD/RW drives if you want one
    Yes,you are right,I'm at India,no problem I'll checkout the stores here but thanks a lot for your courtesy
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