How can I mount a cd-rom connected via usb manually?

How can I mount a cdrom connected via usb manually?
In my fstab there is no line that could be applied for a cdrom.

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The device special file for optical drives will normally be /dev/sr0 or /dev/cdrom ─ the latter is usually just a symlink to the former.

The manual command for mounting it would therefore be something like… :arrow_down:

mount -t auto /dev/cdrom /mnt

… presuming that /mnt is where you’d want it mounted. However, if you plan on mounting optical media more often, then perhaps you might want to create a more permanent mountpoint for it, e.g. /media or /media/cdrom ─ you’ll need root privileges for creating that directory/path ─ and adding a line for it in /etc/fstab, something along the likes of… :arrow_down:

/dev/cdrom   /media/cdrom   auto  ro,noauto,user,nodev,defaults    0    0

Then you can mount it every time with the simple command… :arrow_down:

mount /media/cdrom

… or… :arrow_down:

mount /dev/cdrom
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On xfce (your profile) it is thunar-volman .
Usually it is in the settings, if not install it.

Dankeschön und thank-you et merci an alle

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