How to open a VHD or VHDx file in Linux

VHD or VHDx (newer version) is a Virtual Hard Disk file format used by Microsoft’s Hyper-V. To Open a VHD disk on Ubuntu, you can use guestmount command.

mount vhdx

To install guestmount, run command

To see list of partiions available in a VHD/VHDx file, you can run


To mount a partition, run


In above example /vhdx is mount point, you need to create an empty folder before mounting.

See mount

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