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Old 02-21-2005, 03:45 AM   #1
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there a way to transfer a file on linux to windows?


Like, you know how you can mount your windows partition and copy a file from there to linux, is there a way to do it vice-versa? I stashed some mp3's and movies on my linux partition cuz my windows one messed up and now i need to put them back on win :x
 
Old 02-21-2005, 03:48 AM   #2
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as long as windows is mount read-write, just log in as root and move them into the windows partition.
 
Old 02-21-2005, 04:05 AM   #3
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Though I don't recommend this from a security standpoint, there are programs for mounting the linux partitions in Windows - such as YaREG for accessing ReiserFS systems and Ext2fs for Ext2 systems.
 
Old 02-21-2005, 04:12 AM   #4
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Yeps: You can copy the files to a Windows partition while working in linux (don't do it if your filesystem is NTFS!) . You can also try some programs to access the Linux partition from Windows (but I wouldn't recommend it either). Finally, if you are planning to use both systems a lot and share information, what I'ld recommend is to create a third (FAT32) partition and put the documents to share there.
 
Old 02-21-2005, 11:29 AM   #5
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don't do it if your filesystem is NTFS!
Why not? I heard 'Captive' allows this... Although I didn't try yet - I live under Linux now with ReiserFS
 
  


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