Linux Command Directory


Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

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isoinfo

isoinfo [options]

Display information about ISO9660 images. You can use isoinfo to list the contents of an image, extract a file, or generate a find-like file list. The -i option is required to specify the image to examine.

Options

-d

Print information from the primary volume descriptor (PVD) of the ISO9660 image, including information about Rock Ridge and Joliet extensions if they are present.

-f

Generate output similar to the output of a find . -print command. Do not use with -l.

-h

Print help information and exit.

-i isoimage

Specify the path for the ISO9660 image to examine.

-j charset

Convert any Joliet filenames to the specified character set.

-J

Extract filename information from any Joliet extensions.

-l

Generate output similar to the output of an ls -lR command. Do not use with -f.

-N sector

To help examine single-session CD files that are to be written to a multisession CD. Specify the sector number at which the ISO9660 image is to be written when sent to the CD writer.

-p

Display path table information.

-R

Extract permission, filename, and ownership information from any Rock Ridge extensions.

-T sector

To help examine multisession images that have already been burned to a multisession CD. Use the specified sector number as the start of the session to display.

-x path

Extract the file at the specified path to standard output.


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