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Re: [multimachine] Re: EXTFS for Windows

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  • Gregg
    With OpenOffice, LibreOffice and others all being microsoft compatible this is really a non-issue. With linux now the most widely used operating system in the
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 31, 2013
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      With OpenOffice, LibreOffice and others all being microsoft compatible this is really a non-issue. With linux now the most widely used operating system in the world interoporability will continue to improve.

      ------Original Message------
      From: pokerbacken <no_reply@yahoogroups.com>
      To: <multimachine@yahoogroups.com>
      Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 6:43:37 PM GMT-0000
      Subject: [multimachine] Re: EXTFS for Windows

      Uhm?? as Linux writes just fine to FAT32 any single file under 3.9G is readily accessible to Windows users.
      I and most other Linux "gurus" know this and use either DVD's or some other compatible file-system.
      file FORMATS on the other hand, there we have a jungle.

      --- In multimachine@yahoogroups.com, "David G. LeVine" <dlevine@...> wrote:
      >
      > Okay, so you have a guru who uses Linux and you only use Windows. That
      > means his stuff is unreadable to you, or was. Paragon Software has
      > introduced a free EXT File System for Windows. You install it and your
      > Windows computer can read much of the Linux data.
      >
      > It isn't perfect, it ONLY reads and writes the EXT family of file
      > systems, it may not do everything you want (permissions, for example),
      > but it is free and may help keep you from screaming when your project
      > (due tomorrow morning) depends on a file which was not translated..
      >
      > Oh, yes, Paragon also has other file systems for other operating
      > systems, so the MAC (HFS) files will work on your PC, not to run, but
      > only to read and write.
      >
      > Dave 8{)
      > --
      > Sent to RT
      >
      > "A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the
      > advice."
      >
      > Bill Cosby
      >
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