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    hello people... anybody can tell me how to open an iso file from terminal??
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    You can mount the image and explore it. Make a directory that will contain the mounted image. They type:
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    mount -o loop image.iso /the/directory
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    i created a directory under the directory i have the files called "mount"

    and i did what you told me to but it says "mount point does not exist"
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    Okay, lets say you have an image in your home directory. Here, you create a folder called fun. So, in your home directory, you have an image (we will call it super.iso) and the fun folder. So, to use that command, type:
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    mount -o loop super.iso /home/username/fun
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    still getting mount point does not exist...
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    Try doing it as root (put sudo in front of the command). If that doesn't work, tell me exactly where the image is and exactly where the mount point is going to be (the folder you created).

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