Mount an ISO file in Linux

Posted April 6, 2005 by Quinn McHenry in Linux

It is convenient to mount an ISO file directly instead of burning it to a CD first. This recipe describes the command used to mount an ISO image on a Linux system.


To mount the ISO image file.iso to the mount point /mnt/test use this command:

mount -o loop -t iso9660 file.iso /mnt/test

 

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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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