[opensource] Linux vs. Windows (and using both)

AP Fritts fritts.11 at osu.edu
Sat Oct 28 13:13:48 EDT 2006


Goto the page I got the code from.  They have a pretty good explanation of
the code.

AP

On 10/26/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu> wrote:
>
> I don't understand code. Could you please explain what this does?
>
> -Brian Swaney
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: AP Fritts <fritts.11 at osu.edu>
> Date: Thursday, October 26, 2006 5:22 pm
> Subject: Re: [opensource] Linux vs. Windows (and using both)
>
> > I got his from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lkraider/NtfsFuse and
> > tweaked it a
> > bit:
> >
> > sudo apt-get install libfuse2 ntfsprogs fuse-utils
> > sudo modprobe fusesudo
> >
> > Now, to mount the drive, you will need to know your UID and GID,
> > which you
> > can get from running:
> >
> > id
> >
> > Replace the UID and GID below appropriately
> > ntfsmount /dev/hda1 /media/hda1 -o uid=YOUR_UID_HERE,gid=YOUR_GID_HERE
> >
> > Hope that helps!
> >
> >
> > On 10/26/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu > wrote:
> > >
> > > Can you please explain this to me? Is it that dual-booting or
> > running an
> > > operating system inside an operating system thing from the
> > meeting, I'm
> > > quite interested but need a little help with the partitioning.
> > >
> > > -Brian Swaney
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> > >
> > > If you use the ntfsprogs (I run Gentoo Linux, the package is called
> > > ntfsprogs, i don't know what it is for the rest of you cats)
> > NTFS is
> > > supported and I have not encountered a problem yet.  In linux,
> > you use
> > > ntfsmount PARTITION MOUNT-POINT -o uid=3D[your users UID...1000
> > > maybe?],gid=3D[your users group ID...100 maybe??]
> > >
> > > good luck!
> > >
> > > On 10/25/06, Nate < natrik at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On 10/25/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > ...  Microsoft's security, however, resembles that of
> > already digested
> > >
> > > > > burritos, making it a risky choice. I value security, ....
> > > >
> > > > Already digested burritos aren't really all that awful on
> > their way
> > > > back up.  Swiss cheese, though ... Gross.
> > > >
> > > > I didn't read the whole thread here, but I scanned through
> > enough to
> > > > see Defender mentioned.  Here are some third party (non microsoft)
> > > > freewares to tighten Windows security:
> > > >
> > > > Kerio Personal Firewall  (configurable per network, per port,
> > per IP,
> > > > per application) http://www.sunbelt-software.com/Kerio.cfm
> > > >
> > > > AVG (AntiVirus, AntiSpyware)
> > > > http://free.grisoft.com
> > > >
> > > > > but I'm not sure if Linux is for me (at least not right
> > now), but I'm
> > > > not sure.
> > > > > What would you suggest for someone who has had a computer
> > for only
> > > > > 4-5 months, to return to Windows for simplicity sake, or
> > continue with
> > >
> > > > > Linux  for security and tough it out by learning the harder
> > one in the
> > > > > beginning (note that neither of the OS's content is deleted
> > yet)?> >
> > > > I use both ... Use Windows as you see fit.  Mess around with Linux
> > > > when you have the time and inclination to break and fix and
> > learn it.
> > > >
> > > > You don't have to choose only one flavor of ice cream either.
> > :o)
> > > >
> > > > If you use both, here's some software to make windows see ext2
> > > > partitions so that you can get to your data (like /home or
> > /media) in
> > > > either OS.  (Two projects, use at your own risk):
> > > >
> > > > ext2-IFS  http://www.fs-driver.org/
> > > > ext2fsd    http://ext2fsd.sourceforge.net/
> > > >
> > > > IT IS STRONGLY CAUTIONED not to access the root partition (the
> > > > partition mounted at "/")  with windows -- all kinds of things
> > will> > probably break.
> > > >
> > > > Of course Linux can kinda sorta deal with NTFS too, though I still
> > > > don't trust write support.
> > > >
> > > > There's my 25=A2
> > > >
> > > > -- Nate
> > > >
> > > > _______________________________________________
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> > >
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> > >
> > > If you use the ntfsprogs (I run Gentoo Linux, the package is called
> > > ntfspro=
> > > gs, i don't know what it is for the rest of you cats) NTFS is
> > supported> and=
> > > I have not encountered a problem yet.  In linux, you use ntfsmount
> > > PA=
> > > RTITION MOUNT-POINT -o uid=3D[your users UID...1000
> > maybe?],gid=3D[your> use=
> > > rs group ID...100 maybe??]
> > > <br><br>good luck!<br><br><div><span class=3D"gmail_quote">On
> > 10/25/06, <b
> > > =
> > > class=3D"gmail_sendername">Nate</b> <
> > > natrik at gmail.com"=
> > > >natrik at gmail.com&gt; wrote:</span><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote"
> > > st=
> > > yle=3D"border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt
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> > > ; padding-left: 1ex;">
> > > On 10/25/06, BRIAN SWANEY <swaney.29 at osu.edu">
> > > swaney.2=
> > > 9 at osu.edu &gt; wrote:<br><br>&gt; ...  Microsoft's security,
> > > h=
> > > owever, resembles that of already digested<br>&gt; burritos,
> > making it a
> > > ri=
> > > sky choice. I value security, ....
> > > <br><br>Already digested burritos aren't really all that awful
> > on their
> > > way=
> > > <br>back up.  Swiss cheese, though ... Gross.<br><br>I didn't
> > > rea=
> > > d the whole thread here, but I scanned through enough to<br>see
> > Defender> me=
> > > ntioned.  Here are some third party (non microsoft)
> > > <br>freewares to tighten Windows security:<br><br>Kerio Personal
> > > Firewall&n=
> > > bsp; (configurable per network, per port, per IP,<br>per
> > application)> =
> > > http://www.sunbelt-software.com/Kerio.cfm">
> > > http://www.sunbelt-so=
> > > ftware.com/Kerio.cfm
> > > <br><br>AVG (AntiVirus, AntiSpyware)<br>> http://free.grisoft.=
> > > com">
> >
> > &gt;" target="l">http://free.grisoft.com
> >
> > &gt; but I'm not sure if Linux is
> > > f=
> > > or me (at least not right now), but I'm not sure.<br>&gt; What
> > would you
> > > su=
> > > ggest for someone who has had a computer for only
> > > <br>&gt; 4-5 months, to return to Windows for simplicity sake,
> > or continue
> > > =
> > > with<br>&gt; Linux  for security and tough it out by learning
> > > the=
> > > harder one in the<br>&gt; beginning (note that neither of the OS's
> > > content=
> > > is deleted yet)?
> > > <br><br>I use both ... Use Windows as you see fit.  Mess around
> > > w=
> > > ith Linux<br>when you have the time and inclination to break and
> > fix and
> > > le=
> > > arn it.<br><br>You don't have to choose only one flavor of ice cream
> > > either=
> > > .   :o)
> > > <br><br>If you use both, here's some software to make windows see
> > > ext2<br>p=
> > > artitions so that you can get to your data (like /home or /media)
> > > in<br>eit=
> > > her OS.  (Two projects, use at your own
> > > risk):<br><br>ext2-IFS&nb=
> > > sp; http://www.fs-driver.org/">
> > >
> > ext2fsd    <a" target="l">http://www.fs-driver.org/
> > ext2fsd    <a
> > > href=3D"=
> > > http://ext2fsd.sourceforge.net/">http://ext2fsd.sourceforge.net/
> > > <br><br=
> > > >IT IS STRONGLY CAUTIONED not to access the root partition
> > > (the<br>partitio=
> > > n mounted at &quot;/&quot;)  with windows -- all kinds of things
> > > =
> > > will
> > > <br>probably break.<br><br>Of course Linux can kinda sorta deal
> > with NTFS
> > > t=
> > > oo, though I still<br>don't trust write support.<br><br>There's my
> > > 25=A2<br=
> > > ><br>--
> > > Nate<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>Open=
> > > source mailing list
> > > <br>Opensource at cse.ohio-state.edu ">
> > > Opensource at cse.ohio-st=
> > > ate.edu<br>http://mail.cse.ohio-state.edu/mailman/listinfo/o=
> > >
> > > pensource">http://mail.cse.ohio-
> > state.edu/mailman/listinfo/opensource> <b=
> > > r>
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