Provide way to mount/extract AppImages without having user call them #830
In situations when AppImages are not trustworthy, mounting AppImages becomes problematic. On the one hand a user doesn't want to execute the AppImage itself to use the
We should provide some tool for users to allow them to extract any AppImage without having to use the runtime in the AppImage. We've been talking about such an option for quite a while already, and I think it's time to finally implement it.
In my opinion, this should go into appimagetool rather than providing an extra application.
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The answers in that "Ask Ubuntu" article are mixing some things up. So maybe @mikeweilgart you'd like to point to this answer:
First of all, you need to find out which type of AppImage you have.
So, here is how to extract (unpack) AppImages without having to run them:
This answer should also address the original question, "Provide way to mount/extract AppImages without having user call them", hence closing.