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Linux Reader: Read Linux files using Windows

Linux Reader
If you have a dual boot computer running Windows and Linux, odds are you can access your Windows files from your Linux partition. But Windows doesn't recognize most Linux file systems.

Two years ago we introduced you to Ext2 IFS for Windows, which is a driver that lets you read and write to ext2 file systems from within windows. But unless you're a Linux guru, it's probably not a great idea to go mucking around with your Linux file systems willy nilly, lest you find yourself unable to boot into Ubuntu next time you try.

Linux Reader is a Windows-Explorer like program that grants you read only access to your Linux partitions. So if you have a picture, video, OpenOffice.org document, or other file that you just want to access from Windows, Linux Reader could be the safer option.

[via Lifehacker]

Tags: ext2, ext2-ifs-for-windows, file-systems, freeware, linux-reader

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