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where ''<device>'' is the device by which the CD/DVD drive is accessed (for example
(/dev/hdb1) and ''<mountpoint>'' is a suitable directory where the image may be mounted (for example /tmp/vmware).
On most Linux desktops (such as GNOME and KDE) an icon will appear on the desktop when the CD image has been mounted. In addition some Linux desktops will also display a window containing the contents of the CD image. The following figure, for example, illustrates the GNOME Nautilus file manager displaying the contents of the VMware Tools installation image: