Mounting .iso file on disk

Todd Slater dontodd at
Wed Dec 20 16:27:45 UTC 2006

On 12/20/06, Mark Mace <macem at> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > I've got a file pictures.iso that I don't remember what is on it. How
> > can I mount it without burning it to a disk? Thanks.
> >

> using ubuntu 6.10.  I can browse to an iso in nautalis (sp?) and double
> click on it.  It opens it much like it would open a .gz file.
> there is also a way to do it in the command line, but I am quickly
> loosing that information due to the ease of using the gooey.

Make a directory to mount it in, like /mnt/iso, then use the mount
using the loopback option, e.g. mount -o loop -t iso9660 filename.iso


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