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Mounting .bin / .cue files on Linux

Mounting .iso image files is easy under Linux, but unfortunately mounting .bin and .cue files requires a bit more work. First of all, you wont be able to directly mount .bin or .cue files. You will have to convert them to an .iso file first. Convert .bin and .cue files to an .iso image You can then mount the resulting .iso file. Mount CD / DVD .iso image files on Linux While it would be nice to be able to…

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Convert .bin and .cue files to an .iso image

To convert a .bin and .cue file combination into a iso image file in Linux, you need a handy tool called Binchunker. Most tools on Linux require a ISO image (mounting, extracting, etc), so .bin and .cue files will need to be converted first. Install Binchunker: $ sudo apt-get install bchunk Convert the .bin and .cue combo to a .iso image: $ bchunk cdimage.bin cdimage.cue output This will create an iso file with the naming format of outputXX.iso, where XX…

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