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#1 Icecube


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Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:22 PM

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Mtools is a collection of utilities to access MS-DOS disks from GNU and Unix without mounting them. It supports Win'95 style long file names, OS/2 Xdf disks and 2m disks (store up to 1992k on a high density 3 1/2 disk). In addition to file access, it supports many FAT-specific features: volume labels, FAT-specific file attributes (hidden, system, ...), "bad block" map maintenance, access to remote floppy drives, Iomega ZIP disk protection, "secure" erase, display of file's on-disk layout, etc.

Mtools' configurator file is stored in /etc/mtools.conf

FAQ: http://www.gnu.org/s...mtools/faq.html

Website: http://www.gnu.org/s...ools/intro.html

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 05:29 PM

It's useful to have a precompiled set of binaries, like this. :thumbsup:


Along the same lines as this, is hfstools, for Apple stuff.

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:53 PM

Maybe worth to mention on this thread as reference the support for NTFS at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ntfsprogs



#4 Blackcrack


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Posted 18 June 2016 - 08:52 AM

oh, i guess, this could be also helpful for have bashtools/ CoreUtils


i cook a installpack with many things include (like mono, vbrun, VB c++ versions and so on) 

as reactos-test-packs in direction "update and make usable package"

and add this tools also on the next version too.


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