Linux System Administration

An easy-to-set-up and easy-to-use tool for accessing DOS filesystems (and others) from Linux.
Getting mtools

If your distribution did not come with mtools, or if you would like to get mtools for some other machine, you can use anonymous ftp to or some mirror site (postings in gnu.announce almost always include a long list of mirror sites), set binary mode, cd to /pub/gnu, and get mtools-2.0.7.tar.gz. It should compile under Linux with no problems. MTools and DOS Commands Table


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