There is a decreasing need for DVD creation as more and more internet sites offer easy ways to share videos. However, it's still a fairly common task on computers for both archiving important data and sharing videos and slideshows.
The Gnome desktop provides Brasero, available from Activities Overview. As you're probably starting to expect, this application is simple, easy to use, and effective.
When you first launch Brasero, you are greeted with five options:
The interface for all of them is basically drag-and-drop; take the files from your computer and drag them into the Brasero window. When you're finished, click Burn. It's as simple as that.