What is – Gmount-ISO

Why burn a disk when you could mount it? and who wants to remember such command to mount an ISO image

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

not to mention the long list of mount parameters.

Well, I do want to remember such command but I don’t mind having an easy cool tool to mount ISO images.

Gnome ISO Mounter (Gmount-ISO) is a tool that ease for Desktop users the CD Image files (ISO) mounting/unmounting .

Gnome ISO Mounter (Gmount-ISO) package is available under Ubuntu 7.10 repository

  1. Package: <a href="https://launchpad.net/gmount-iso/">gmountiso</a>
  2. State: installed
  3. Automatically installed: yes
  4. Version: 0.4-0ubuntu2
  5. Priority: optional
  6. Section: universe/utils
  7. Maintainer: Ubuntu MOTU Developers
  8. Uncompressed Size: 168k
  9. Depends: python, python-central (>= 0.5.8), python-glade2, python-gtk2
  10. Suggests: nautilus
  11. Description: This is Gmountiso, a PyGTK GUI to mount your cd images
  12.  Gmount-iso is a small tool written using PyGTK and Glade. It allows you to easily mount your cd images. This is a frontend to the 'mount -o loop -t iso9660
  13.  foo.iso /mountpoint' command
  15.  Homepage: http://www.crans.ens-cachan.fr/Syst%C3%A8meLinux/GmountIso

and can be easily obtained with aptitude.

  1. sudo aptitude install gmountiso

Wish you a very happy mounting

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