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-====== From Official Manual ======+ 
 ===== System Requirements ===== ===== System Requirements =====
   * Bacula has been compiled and run on OpenSuSE Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems.   * Bacula has been compiled and run on OpenSuSE Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems.
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   * The Tray Monitor program is developed for GTK+-2.x. It needs GNOME less or equal to 2.2, KDE greater or equal to 3.1 or any window manager supporting the FreeDesktop system tray standard.   * The Tray Monitor program is developed for GTK+-2.x. It needs GNOME less or equal to 2.2, KDE greater or equal to 3.1 or any window manager supporting the FreeDesktop system tray standard.
   * If you want to enable command line editing and history, you will need to have /​usr/​include/​termcap.h and either the termcap or the ncurses library loaded (libtermcap-devel or ncurses-devel).   * If you want to enable command line editing and history, you will need to have /​usr/​include/​termcap.h and either the termcap or the ncurses library loaded (libtermcap-devel or ncurses-devel).
-  * If you want to use DVD as backup medium, you will need to download the dvd+rw-tools 5.21.4.10.8,​ apply the patch that is in the patches directory of the main source tree to make these tools compatible with Bacula, then compile and install them. There is also a patch for dvd+rw-tools version 6.1, and we hope that the patch is integrated into a later version. Do not use the dvd+rw-tools provided by your distribution,​ unless you are sure it contains the patch. dvd+rw-tools without the patch will not work with Bacula. DVD media is not recommended for serious or important backups because of its low reliability.+  * If you want to use DVD as backup medium, you will need to download the dvd+rw-tools 5.21.4.10.8,​ apply the patch that is in the patches directory of the main source tree to make these tools compatible with Bacula, then compile and install them. There is also a patch for dvd+rw-tools version 6.1, and we hope that the patch is integrated into a later version. Do not use the dvd+rw-tools provided by your distribution,​ unless you are sure it contains the patch. dvd+rw-tools without the patch will not work with Bacula. DVD media is not recommended for serious or important backups because of its low reliability. ​ ​(FIXME:​ Is Bacula compatible with wodim, as supplied by SuSE to burn DVDs on newer releases?)
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