How do I mount an ISO? I tried 'mount' with the 'loop' option and get a 'failed to setup loop device' message. I've read elsewhere of installing gnome-disk-utilities or another software but am not sure how I go about installing them. Any suggestions would be helpful.



  • can you provide the exact command you are typing please?
    – Simon B
    Commented Apr 15, 2020 at 8:38
  • sudo mount -o loop -t iso9660 "~/Downloads/my.iso" /media/iso. I had created the "iso" folder in /media previously.
    – Jurasick
    Commented Apr 15, 2020 at 12:39

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I guess "sudo apt install furiusisomount" did the job.

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