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Mount ISO image in linux
How to mount an ISO image step by step

Mount ISO image in linux

An ISO image is an archive file also known as disk image of an optical disc using a conventional ISO (International Standardization Organization) format. To mount an ISO image is to have access to the content of this file like if the cd was in your computer.

How to mount an ISO image step by step

To mount an image you have to be root. So depending on your distribution enter firstly ONE of the following command:
sudo su
 #or
su -
 #or
su
Then create the mount point directory if it doesn't exists:
mkdir -p /mnt/iso
Use mount command to mount the ISO file '/path/to/isoImage.iso' in our mount point:
mount -o loop /path/to/isoImage.iso /mnt/iso
Done !
Your ISO image is now accessible in '/mnt/iso' as if the cd was in your computer.
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