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I have noticed that FUSE is poorly documented for CentOS and I would like to run an AppImage on CentOS 7. I have installed all FUSE-related packages via running:

sudo yum install -y fuse* afuse

this command ran without any apparent error messages. I have ran:

sudo modprobe fuse

yet still when I try to execute an AppImage I get the error:

Cannot mount AppImage, please check your FUSE setup.
You might still be able to extract the contents of this AppImage 
if you run it with the --appimage-extract option. 
See https://github.com/probonopd/AppImageKit/wiki/FUSE 
for more information
open dir error: No such file or directory

must admit the Wiki article I was directed to was rather useless to a CentOS user as it was more directed to users of Debian-based and SUSE-based distributions. I have also tried using sudo gpasswd -a fusion809 fuse (where fusion809 is my username) and it failed as fuse was not a group in /etc/groups.

  • Interesting! I have the same problem (see this question of mine). I though that the AppImage uses its own FUSE, so that nothing needs to be installed, but maybe I am wrong. In any acse, it does not work for me either. – halloleo Apr 24 '18 at 4:23
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Official wiki: https://github.com/AppImage/AppImageKit/wiki/FUSE

yum --enablerepo=epel -y install fuse-sshfs # install from EPEL
user="$(whoami)"
usermod -a -G fuse "$user" 
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Have you tried adding yourself to the fuse group?

usermod -aG fuse $USER
  • Sure have. Sorry should have mentioned, I used gpasswd but still, I'll add to my question. – BH2017 Dec 9 '16 at 17:07
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You probably did not actually install all the fuse packages when you did yum install fuse*... as there are packages with names that do not begin with fuse.... In particular you probably need package gvfs-fuse.

  • I installed gvfs-fuse and still getting the same error message whenever I try running my AppImage. This is despite rebooting after installing gvfs-fuse. – BH2017 Dec 10 '16 at 4:31

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