Subject: CVS commit: doc
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair G. Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/2002 01:49:34
Module Name: doc
Committed By: agc
Date: Sun Jun 9 22:49:34 UTC 2002
Note addition of mtoolsfm-1.9.3 to the NetBSD Packages Collection.
MToolsFM is a GTK based file-manager which gives people easy access to
MS-DOS (Windows) floppies. It uses the mtools collection of utilities
as a backend. Although originally designed for floppies, any disk
mtools works with can be accessed: Jaz, Zip, Syquest, IDE, or even
Why MToolsFM? (Modified from the MToolsFM web-page):
The disadvantage with mtools is that nowadays there are not many
people who know about DOS-commands. And who would ask a UNIX newbie
to learn DOS ;-) ? This is why you need MToolsFM: It gives you a
simple, easy to use file-manager interface for accessing your
floppies. It has the advantages of mtools, but you do not have to
learn the DOS-commands.
It is particularly helpful if you administer a NetBSD-box used by
people who are more familiar with MS Windows. These people can now
access floppies without the long explanation and you'll have more
Provided in PR 14437 by Ben Wong <Benjamin.Wong@cc.gatech.edu>, modified
slightly by me.
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cvs rdiff -r1.6781 -r1.6782 doc/pkg-CHANGES
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