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Old 08-31-2003, 05:45 PM   #1
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viewing contents of CD drive

I am new to linux.Have never used it before.Can someone please tell me how can i see contents of my CD.
Thank you
Old 08-31-2003, 05:55 PM   #2
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If your using Gnome

right click on the desktop -> disks -> cdrom (or whatever it's called)
and an icon will probably pop up on your desktop for it

or commandline

mount /mnt/cdrom


cd /mnt/cdrom

Depending on the name given to the drive and whether you have permissions to view blah,blah, though you will as root.
Old 08-31-2003, 05:55 PM   #3
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mount /dev/hdX /mnt/cdrom

make sure you replace the X with the correct letter for your cdrom drive (probably c ) and that the directory /mnt/cdrom exists ...

that works for me


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