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Can I access Linux partition on Windows





manumiglani
Hello Friends,

I want to know if I can access my Linux partition if I am logged in Windows Xp ....... assuming dual boot
orno
in short, yes

if ur using ext2/3, have a look at explore2fs

for reiser systems, YAReG

have fun
manumiglani
orno wrote:
in short, yes

if ur using ext2/3, have a look at explore2fs

for reiser systems, YAReG

have fun


Thanks orno,

I was able to import my files on windows Xp..... Thanks again....
orno
welcome Smile

ill leave this topic open for some more time incase someone comes up with other ideas/solutions
dac_nip
manumiglani wrote:
orno wrote:
in short, yes

if ur using ext2/3, have a look at explore2fs

for reiser systems, YAReG

have fun


Thanks orno,

I was able to import my files on windows Xp..... Thanks again....


Is the file read-only? because that's what happened to me long ago. I can open and view the files but they're just read-only.
manumiglani
dac_nip wrote:
manumiglani wrote:
orno wrote:
in short, yes

if ur using ext2/3, have a look at explore2fs

for reiser systems, YAReG

have fun


Thanks orno,

I was able to import my files on windows Xp..... Thanks again....


Is the file read-only? because that's what happened to me long ago. I can open and view the files but they're just read-only.


I used explore2fs and I think its read only but it has the ability to import files.....
Nolt
explore2fs can improt files from linux, read but not write on linux partition and ive didnt seen better program from this one.
ocalhoun
You could always install linux on a FAT file system, but then your superior OS is running on an inferior file system. That will, however allow you to access the files from any OS.

The way I do it is I have a specific partition formated with FAT 32 that nothing is installed on, it exists for the purpose of saving files I want to access from both OS's.
turbohead
You can try this: Paragon Ext2FS Anywhere, it's able to mount your ext2/3 partitions under windows. you can also write data to your ext2/3 partitions with it.
alexchan28
Thanks orno,

i was looking for this solution for a long time

thanks again
manumiglani
turbohead wrote:
You can try this: Paragon Ext2FS Anywhere, it's able to mount your ext2/3 partitions under windows. you can also write data to your ext2/3 partitions with it.


Thanks turbohead for this. Seems like a great tools but isn't free.......


You can read/write on Linux file system in FAT/NTFS using this utility http://www.ext2fs-anywhere.com/ . Demo version is also available.
chaly133
you can use Explore2fs version 1.00 pre 6

"Written by John Newbigin
If you experience problems using this program, please set the
debug level to high, restart the program, cause the problem and
then e-mail the debug log and a description of the problem to
John Newbigin jn@it.swin.edu.au
Windows NT 5.1 build number 2600"
dac_nip
ocalhoun wrote:
You could always install linux on a FAT file system, but then your superior OS is running on an inferior file system. That will, however allow you to access the files from any OS.

The way I do it is I have a specific partition formated with FAT 32 that nothing is installed on, it exists for the purpose of saving files I want to access from both OS's.


ohh, I haven't tried this. the way I see it, how can you format your disk with FAT 32 in order to be accesible for windows and linux? From what I know, if it is formatted under Windows, then you can read but not write on it in linux but I haven't tried the other way around. how were you able to do it?
Tokci
Thnx a lot...I was also looking for a software like this.
Jaan
Make sure you have the permissions set (login as Admin in safemode -f8 at startup-, then click on folder/drive and go security, then permissions).
Cheers.
vashish87
You could try ext2fs : http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/ext2.html

I think it allows both read and write access (I used it to edit some config files from windows when I was't able to boot into lin).
urangkayo
try explore2fs

you can download here http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/explore2fs.htm

or you can try

WinSCP from http://winscp.sourceforge.net

ReiserDriver (http://rfsd.sourceforge.net) works for reading ReiserFS partitions under Windows. For now though, it's read-only.
manumiglani
vashish87 wrote:
You could try ext2fs : http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/ext2.html

I think it allows both read and write access (I used it to edit some config files from windows when I was't able to boot into lin).


Thanks for the link vashish, will try it soon.
DimaSafr
Also if s**t happend you can use a file recovery package which will enable you to recover all the files you want including theones on Linux or unknown partision. Good luck.
internetjobs
yes... you can view linux partition on windows.. but first you want to mount the drive first...
Screamer
manumiglani wrote:
Hello Friends,

I want to know if I can access my Linux partition if I am logged in Windows Xp ....... assuming dual boot


i am using total commander plugin for r/o access.
http://ghisler.fileburst.com/fsplugins/ex2fs.zip
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