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> accessing data from linux drive with a windows laptop?
post Mar 8 2008, 06:34 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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The power supply on my linux box is dead. I was using a Power Mac G4 running xbuntu. My other PC running xp also fried. I am left with a laptop running XP and a stack of hard drives with data that I want.

I have a serial to usb cable that I use to get data off the windows drives using my lap. Is there any way I can recover the data on the linux drives using this same set up?

Greatly appreciate any help with this. I'm in a bind and need a way to do this this weekend.
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post Mar 9 2008, 09:28 AM
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Its GNU/

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Sure you can run any LiveCD and be able to access your data assuming it has support for the drives file system. Make sure your using a recent LiveCD to have the
best NTFS write support if your intending to copy the data to your windows drive.

For ext2/3 you can run IFS for windows and be able to access your data directly from windows.
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