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Linux Migration Guide: Accessing Windows Data from Linux and Vice Versa

Jul 14, 2009, 22:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dee-Ann LeBlanc)

[ Thanks to LinuxScribe for this link. ]

"Some of those files may be on a computer that's set up to boot into either Linux or Windows. Others may live on other Windows computers you have networked together in the house. Either way, don't worry, you can get to those files. Some nice general resources on this issue are: What is SAMBA? A hands-on how-to

Samba share permissions simplified
Accessing Windows Data On Your Linux Box

"If you've set up your computer to boot into Linux or Windows, or you kept your old Windows hard drive intact in case you needed anything on it, then you probably want to get to the Windows files without having to reboot the computer. While Windows doesn't know how to see Linux data, you can tell Linux how to see Windows data."

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