Mount an ISO image under Linux

You can mount an ISO images via the loop device under Linux. You need to use mount command as follows

mount -o loop /home/file.iso /media/disk


file.iso is the ISO file located in /home
/media/disk is the mount point. You will see a disc icon on the desktop if you mount under /media.

If you would like to mount the ISO file automatically every time when you boot your computer, add the below line in /etc/fstab

/home/file.iso /media/disk iso9660 loop,defaults 0 0

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