Best Optical Disk Image Mounter for Ubuntu: FuriusISOMount!

Making Optical disk image backups is a great way to backup your data (which can really fasten up the process, depending on the content type, etc as well). Although we can view the content of the disk image even without a dedicated mounting software as long as we have a decent archive manager installed but "virtually" mounting the optical disk image is the best way to view the content.

Now, few days ago I did write about an ISO image mounter for Ubuntu, which is really good actually. But it had an apparent disadvantage, that is, it only supports ISO images. But what if you had another type of disk image, say the proprietary Nero images (NRG)?, how can you mount them in Ubuntu?.

The answer is simple, just install this other, aWeSomE disk image mounter called Furius-ISO-Mount and the rest should be taken care of!.

Main features...

*. Supports multiple optical disk image types such as: ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG.

*. Mount as a FUSE (it's like a virtual file system within the main FS that lets users to "create"/mount virtual file systems without admin privileges) or Loop device.    

*. Image checksum support (MD5 & SH1 algorithms supported): Heck, this tool even lets you check for errors.

*. Burn your disk images to actual optical disks (using either Brasero or Nautilus).

*. Drag-n-Drop support.

*. And unmount. 

You can install furius-iso-mount in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, 11.10, 10.10 and 10.04 by using the below command in your Terminal window.
sudo apt-get install furiusisomount
Now, whenever you want to mount more than a singe optical disk image type that you backup earlier in Ubuntu, just launch "Furius" and mount the hell out of it! :D. 

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