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Old 08-11-2005, 09:59 AM   #1
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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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see this site:

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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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.....
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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.
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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, ( 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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