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Old 12-17-2004, 08:45 AM   #1
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CD-emulators?


Is there a cd-emulator for linux? Like Alcohol or Deamon Tools?

I know there is, but I don't know what to search for...
 
Old 12-17-2004, 08:50 AM   #2
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ISO images can be mounted by using the following command:
Code:
mount -t iso9660 -o loop imagefile.iso /mnt/isomnt
Where 'imagefile.iso' is the iso you want to mount and '/mnt/isomnt' is the mount point.

For other images you can use CDemu, do a google for it.
 
Old 12-17-2004, 08:56 AM   #3
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Thanks
 
Old 12-22-2004, 10:40 AM   #4
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I have some *.mdf and *.mds files. How can I burn these to a cd-r?
 
Old 12-22-2004, 12:54 PM   #5
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Those are Alcohol 120% ISO files....You must convert them into ISO format to be able to mount them. As for burning, I don't know if K3B or any other cd-record program will take them as valid ISOs, try it out and see
 
Old 12-22-2004, 01:32 PM   #6
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The problem is, if the games are copy protected, the copy protection will be lost if you convert it to a .ISO file.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 02:08 PM   #7
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then boot to windows and burn them...there's no software of that kind in Linux (such as Alcohol 120% I mean)
 
Old 12-22-2004, 04:03 PM   #8
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aaaah...
To bad
Then Windows is the next to boot...
 
Old 12-22-2004, 04:22 PM   #9
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please don't think it's linux's "fault" for not having an app to support some non-standard file format for a 2nd rate windows app.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 05:29 PM   #10
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No it's the Evil World's fault!!!
 
Old 12-22-2004, 06:14 PM   #11
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there is a GREAT script called 'Mount ISO image' , it will let u just right click and choose mount it will then mount it to a folder on the desktop , it can even convert between iso and cue

"Mount ISO Image is an advanced script which allows to perform multiple operations with ISO, NRG (Nero Burning ROM), UDF (DVD), CUE/BIN, CCD/IMG/SUB (CloneCD), XDVDFS (XBOX) images.
Mount/unmount operations can be performed in two different ways: using kdesu or sudo. During the installation you'll be offered to choose a variant to use.
Note: If you prefer to use sudo, you should first choose to "Setup sudo config" in installation menu."

http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=11577
 
Old 12-22-2004, 06:20 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
please don't think it's linux's "fault" for not having an app to support some non-standard file format for a 2nd rate windows app.
I NEVER meant to say it's Linux's fault!!! Please don't misunderstand me, I'm just saying that if you use crappy software that makes strange, non standard iso files, don't pretend that Linux will solve your problem. It up to you to use that software (in that case Alcohol 120%) and make those iso files.
I think some people do not understand that Linux is different from Windows, but they pretend Linux to do the same as Windows does, while this is not possible. They're different, something you'll be able to do it, some don't.
If he/she does not want to convert mdf files into iso for fearing to loose CD protection, that means is some kind of warez and he/she shouldn't use them. There's no solution at all (AFAIK) to mount mdf files, moreover you can't mount bin files (that are more common).

The easiest (and I think the unique) solution is to boot to Windows, run Alcohol 120%, burn the image(s) and spent some blank CDs...

Once again, don't misunderstand this and/or the previous post as saying Linux sux for not having an app that understands those files....It's just the contrary, otherwise I wouldn't be using Linux for almost 3 years now
 
Old 12-23-2004, 04:44 PM   #13
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I was just wondering if there was a program that could do the job...
Nothing else... It's not such a big deal... :-/
 
  


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