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Access Your Linux Partitions In a Dual-Boot Environment (On Windows)

Jan 20, 2009, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Accessing your Windows partitions from Linux has been possible, and really easy for quite a while now. The Fat and Fat32 file systems have been supported for years, and thanks to the ntfs-3g initiative, read/write support is available for NTFS partitions too. Windows on the other hand, is a little less clued up when it comes to accessing Linux partitions.

"So here's one of the quirks I mentioned earlier; You've booted into your Windows environment, but you urgently need a file that resides on your Linux partition! Is it really worth rebooting your box into Linux just to get that one file you need?

"In short, most of the time, No, it's not. But it's also unnecessary; thanks to the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows."

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