mount iso

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jun 30 06:11:44 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-06-29 at 19:01 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 06/29/2010 06:40 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
> > I wanted to build a vm of bt4 on my netbook external drive, but with limited
> > (3) usb ports and needing two for each of the drive and the external cd/dvd
> > drives, I am looking into mounting the iso on the local file system to
> > install into a vitrualbox machine.
> > Upon downloading the iso, I checked the context menu of the file, and there
> > is an entry labeled _Open with Archive Mounter_ but selecting this action
> > doesn't seem to yield the results I was looking for (unless i'm missing
> > something).
> > I did find this article -
> > http://www.ubuntugeek.com/mount-and-unmout-iso-images-without-burning-them.htmlon
> > mounting through Nautilus, but was wondering -
> > Has anyone tried these and found them useful?
> > Am I missing something about the Archive Mounter?
> 
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManageDiscImages
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountIso#Mounting%20ISO%20Files
> <http://www.hackourlives.com/mount-iso-images-using-gui-in-ubuntu-10-04-linux/>
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/furiusisomount
> 
> 

You don't need to take any special action to use an iso with Virtualbox.
You just tell it to use the iso file instead of a CD.

Tony
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