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Im trying to figure out on how to run an iso rather than mounting it but I have tried checking other sources but I either don't get what it means or it's the opposite. Help on this would be awesome.

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  • What do you mean by "run" an ISO? ISO's are not executable files... – Seth Jun 18 '13 at 2:30
  • Umm by opening an ISO. Is it possible? – Fauksy Jun 18 '13 at 2:35
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    @IgnacioVazquez-Abrams You should just add a comment, and then flag the most ;-) There is a special duplicate flag reason. – Seth Jun 18 '13 at 2:52
  • @Fauksy No, you don't open ISO's. Maybe if you explained what you are trying to do we can point you in the right direction. – Seth Jun 18 '13 at 2:52
  • Rightclick->openwith->archive manager – Tachyons Jun 18 '13 at 3:24

"run an ISO rather than mounting" -- there is no such thing. An ISO is a disk image representing a CD-ROM, and this determines what you can do with it: mount it or burn it to a physical CD (and then typically use that CD to boot).

See: How to burn or mount an ISO file?

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