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Old 08-11-2005, 09:59 AM   #1
mani_iips
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Software for accessing my LINUX drive from WINDOWS


Is their any software using which i can access my Linux drive (ext2) from windows and can have access to UNIX console too???
 
Old 08-11-2005, 10:14 AM   #2
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Hi,

see this site: http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/explore2fs.htm

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Old 08-11-2005, 10:14 AM   #3
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ssh gives you console. just download putty (google for it).

for accessing drives, google for accessing ext from windows. there is a programme, I just can't remember the name.

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Old 08-11-2005, 10:18 AM   #4
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just make a fat32 partition to share between linux and windows.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 10:20 AM   #5
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use captin nemo

i think u can use captain nemo.....
 
Old 08-11-2005, 12:07 PM   #6
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I'd recommend explore2fs as well. Just extract it somewhere like c:\windows and run it from the Start -> Run dialogue. No-brainer app to use.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 01:12 PM   #7
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You really don't want to "share a partition," period. Rather, what you want to do is to share the drive as you do in Windows. The standard tool for doing this is called samba, (http://www.samba.org) and it allows Linux to operate as a full-featured and well-behaved Windows server.

You can gain graphical-console access to a Linux machine from a Windows machine through the use of an X-windows client ... search Google. Unlike Windows, Linux is a client-server GUI, which means that you can get full graphical access to another machine located hundreds of miles away, without the nonsense of a terminal-server or PCAnywhere-type "solution." (sic)
 
  


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