How to mount disk images in Linux Mint?Section: Other | Actuality: Unspecified
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.
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.iso — the path to your disk image file.
To unmount the ISO in Linux, use the command:
sudo umount /mnt/image