pmount Alternatives

    pmount is described as 'wrapper around the standard mount program which permits normal users to mount removable devices without a matching /etc/fstab entry'. There are seven alternatives to pmount for Linux. The best alternative is Gmount ISO, which is free. Other great apps like pmount are usbmount (Free, Open Source), gISOmount (Free, Open Source), mountall (Free, Open Source) and mount-gtk (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 2021

    1. GMount ISO is a simple tool for Linux that facilitates mounting ISO images as a virtual drive. GMount ISO is a frontend to the mount command and is written using PyGTK and Glade. Virtual disc access rate is about 200 times faster than that of a physical disc.

      Discontinued

      Latest Release: 2007-04-02

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      The USBmount Debian package automatically mounts USB mass storage devices (typically USB pens) when they are plugged in, and unmounts them when they are removed. The mountpoints (/media/usb[0-7] by default), filesystem types to consider, and mount options are configurable.

      Discontinued

      The project is unmaintained. Last version, 0.0.14.1 , was released on January 2007, but it is still downloadable from the official website.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      gISOMount is a simple graphical interface to enable the mounting of ISO's with ease. Useful for if you are involved with beta testing of isos and need to quickly mount them wo check which version they, or to grab files off isos stored on a HDD.

      Discontinued

      Last Update: 2014-01-26

    2. mountall mounts filesystems when the underlying block devices are ready, or when network interfaces come up, checking the filesystems first.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      This program is a front end for udisks and mount. It provides a means of mounting devices with udisks through a graphical interface.


    3. eMount is a free system administrator tool for Linux that can mount, encrypt and manage disk image files and physical disk drives. It relies on cryptsetup, which implements the LUKS disk encryption specification.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      udevil is a command line Linux program which mounts and unmounts removable devices without a password, shows device info, and monitors device changes. It can also mount ISO files, nfs://, smb://, ftp://, ssh:// and WebDAV URLs, and tmpfs/ramfs filesystems.
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