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Old 06-19-2009, 01:53 PM   #1
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Cross-file system file manager

I just installed Puppy Linux to dual-boot with Windows ME. Are there any file managers or other utilities that will show ext2 with Windows or FAT32 with Linux?

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Viewing ext3 partitions from Windows: explore2fs
Viewing FATASS32 partitions from Linux: just `mount` and explore it with your file manager of choice.
Old 06-20-2009, 08:45 AM   #3
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To view Windows partitions under Linux, you can mount them as part of the filesystem.

I don't know how Puppy handles this, but it may have already mounted your Windows disks under /media. If not, you can set it up to mount automatically by adding a line to the fstab file. This page, and the links from it, should help you:

Linux supports most Windows filesystems, including FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS.

There's a whole article and a roundup of tools for using Linux filesystems on Windows at

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