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How To Open and Burn ISO Files in Ubuntu?

You can easily mount, unmount and burn ISO images in Ubuntu by using Nautilus scripts which will add Mount and Unmount commands to the context menu's of ISO files. After installing the scripts, all you have to do is to right-click the ISO file and choose Mount or Unmount from the Scripts menu. This one-time installation of scripts will save you from headache of using Kernal Loop Module method which requires certain terminal commands to mount / unmount ISO images in Ubuntu.

How To Install Nautilus Scripts To Mount / Unmount ISO Images In Ubuntu

  1. Download scripts to mount and unmount ISO images.
  2. Place these scripts in your Home directory as shown in the screenshot below.
  3. Home Directory

  4. Now use the following commands at your Linux Terminal.
  5. sudo chmod +x /home/username/
    sudo chmod +x /home/username/
    sudo mv /home/username/ ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/
    sudo mv /home/username/ ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/

    Open ISO in Ubuntu

  6. To mount an image right-click on the ISO file and choose under Scripts menu.
  7. Mount Unmount ISO Ubuntu

  8. On selecting Mount option, you will be asked to enter your root password.
  9. Enter Root Password

  10. You will see a notification of successful mount followed by the option to open the mounted volume.
  11. To unmount simply right-click on the same ISO file and choose from the Scripts menu.

How To Burn ISO Images To Physical Disk

Burning ISO images on a physical disk is only a three click process. Right click on the ISO image and choose "Write to Disc..." from the context menu. You will be presented with options to select ISO image and select drive on which the write-able disc is mounted. Hit the BURN button to burn the ISO image.
Write To Disc
[Tip via UbuntuForums]

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