LinuxQuestions.org
LinuxAnswers - the LQ Linux tutorial section.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-24-2004, 11:28 PM   #1
Mugatu
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: VA
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 193

Rep: Reputation: 30
can linux do anything with .dmg files?


i downloaded a .dmg.bz2 file. i bunzip2'ed it, which worked fine, but can linux do anything with a .dmg file? i'm pretty sure it's some kind of macintosh thing like .hqx or .sit
 
Old 01-25-2004, 05:04 AM   #2
LinuxLala
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: New Delhi, India
Distribution: Fedora 7
Posts: 1,305

Rep: Reputation: 45
AFAIK it is Mac os image format.
 
Old 01-25-2004, 05:34 AM   #3
KlaymenDK
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Denmark
Distribution: FreeBSD v6.0
Posts: 123

Rep: Reputation: 15
According to The File Extension Source the DMG file format is a "Macintosh OS X Disk Copy Disk Image File".

KlaymenDK
 
Old 06-01-2004, 07:44 AM   #4
slappycakes
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Japan
Distribution: Slackware 10
Posts: 88

Rep: Reputation: 15
I know this thread is old but can Linux use .dmg files. I mean that was his original question. Does anyone know?

Thanks in advance,
Slappy
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Burning a .dmg file Perl Script giving zlib error zwyrbla Linux - General 1 08-19-2005 04:02 PM
burning *.dmg files kurrupt Linux - Software 4 05-25-2005 12:24 AM
How to install UnRarX20.dmg Gins Linux - General 1 05-02-2005 04:37 PM
Burning .DMG kizuna Slackware 3 04-30-2005 06:17 AM
what tha hell .dmg files?!? Y3k Linux - Newbie 1 06-04-2004 07:36 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:51 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration