CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives
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Didnt see when this post was originally made....but still works in Mint 'Sarah' in 2017
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This is my favorite GUI text editor for Linux, I use the Windows version all the time too. I also covered this topic here.
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CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

CDemu - a command line utility and an applet allows to mount disk images in the system with one click, similar to Alcohol 120%, Virtual CD or DAEMON Tools.

Sorry for the spelling and phonetic errors in the text.
Owner and main writer of is not a native English speaker.

The console certainly makes it easier, no need to run a program, enter a single line of mount - umount the image is mounted/unmounted many... But the console seems awkward, intimidating, and plus, these methods still have some drawbacks/limitations.
I recently wrote about how easy it is to mount any ISO imageBut there is some difference between the mounting terminal and CDemu.
For example, an ordinary terminal methods do not emulate drive emulate, only file system. In some cases it is enough, sometimes not. And besides fuseiso can't mount images over 2Gb, which at the moment is a major shortcoming, and mount can mount only ISO images, using the same Converter is not always convenient.

CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

CDemu allows you to create virtual drives through vhba-kernel module, allowing you to use disk images as if the CD/DVD drive inserted a real disc.

In CDemu supports many image formats, such as mdf/mds, nrg, bin/cue, iso, ccd, daa, c2d, toc, b6t, cdi, cif. And TR / Transfer Rate (read speed) and DPM emulation (location data). 

CDemu-applet uses very simple! Click the right mouse button on it called the list of drives. There select the desired drive and clicking on it opens the dialog browse the file system in which you specify the path to the disk image.

CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

Unmounting image can be produced and from the file manager, as well as physical disk or re-select it in the menu applet by right mouse click. Left mouse button calls up the settings dialog of the applet, left-click on the drive it causes the options dialog box. And the program shows pop-up messages about mounted/unmounted.

CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

CDemu - simple utility to create virtual CD/DVD drives

Installation into Linux Mint 15/16/17/17.1/17.2:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cdemu/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gcdemu

Good Luck!!!

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