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Postby nperry » Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:57 am

Hello Guys,

I am just wondering if there is an open source project at the min that will allow virtual cd-roms (Mount an *.ISO or *.Bin/cue

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Re: Virtual CD

Postby Fornhamfred » Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:05 am

Have you tried virtualbox?

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Re: Virtual CD

Postby nperry » Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:06 am

Fornhamfred wrote:Have you tried virtualbox?

VirtualBox is for running Virtual machines. I have had a look through this already and does not have the function to mount ISO's to a virtual drive.

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Re: Virtual CD

Postby awshidahak » Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:51 pm

actually, you can mount isos from the command line (built right into the system!)

1. Open Terminal
2. type: sudo mount mydiscimage.iso -o loop /media/cdrom0
3. enter password
4. use "sudo umount /media/cdrom0" when ready to unmount.

mydiscimage.iso is the name of the file you want to mount, no downloads of extra programs needed.

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