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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!!!

14-11-2015, 08:30
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