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How to mount disk images in Linux Mint?

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How to create the disk image ISO in Linux Mint?

Use ISO disk images is gaining popularity because modern computers are often not equipped with optical drives. We previously wrote about How to create the disk image ISO in Linux Mint. Now let's look at how to mount disk images in Linux Mint.

Disk images can be used having optical drive: to burn the backup disk in the future, create backups. A disk image is a 100% copy of a physical disk in a single file.

To mount the image, right click on the ISO file or other disk image and go to "Mount archive". To remove a device later you can click on the icon to Remove in the sidebar.

How to mount disk images in Linux Mint?How to mount disk images in Linux Mint?

How to mount disk images in Linux Mint?

In Linux, many of the actions commonly performed by a terminal, then open a terminal window and create a folder /mnt/image, which then mounts the ISO image:

sudo mkdir /mnt/image

Mount ISO in Linux:

sudo mount -o loop /home/USERNAME/Downloads/image.iso /mnt/image

where, /home/USERNAME/Downloads/image.isothe path to your disk image file.

To unmount the ISO in Linux, use the command:

sudo umount /mnt/image

Good Luck!!!

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hoek
hoek 14 November 2015 10:05
Hi, please make tutorial about how to mount hd imagse like *.vdi and *.vdmk
In Windows 7 it is really easy, how to do that in the same simply way in Mint?
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Shekin 14 November 2015 10:11
hoek,
i think i will do it soon
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x64 Linux Mint 18.2 cinnamon
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hoek
hoek 17 November 2015 21:03
Shekin,
Awesome, can't wait, Thanks!
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Shekin 20 November 2015 15:30
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