Mtools is a collection of utilities for accessing MS-DOS files.
Mtools allow you to read, write and move around MS-DOS filesystem
files (normally on MS-DOS floppy disks). Mtools supports Windows95
style long file names, OS/2 XDF disks, and 2m disks
Mtools should be installed if you need to use MS-DOS disks
mattrib Mattrib is used to change MS-DOS file attribute flags. It has the following syntax: mattrib [-a|+a] [-h|+h] [-r|+r] [-s|+s] [-/] [-p] [-X] msdosfile [... mbadblocks The mbadblocks command is used to mark some clusters on an MS-DOS filesystem bad. It has the following syntax: mbadblocks [-s sectorlist|-c clusterlist|-w]... mcat The mcat command is used to copy an entire disk image from or to the floppy device. It uses the following syntax: mcat [-w] drive: Mcat performs the same task... mcd The mcd command is used to change the mtools working directory on the MS-DOS disk. mclasserase The mclasserase command is used to wipe memory cards by overwriting it three times: first with 0xff, then with 0x00, then with 0xff again. mcopy The mcopy command is used to copy MS-DOS files to and from Unix. mdel The mdel command is used to delete an MS-DOS file. mdeltree The mdeltree command is used to delete an MS-DOS file. mdir The mdir command is used to display an MS-DOS directory. Its syntax is: mdir [-/] [-f] [-w] [-a] [-b] msdosfile [ msdosfiles...] Mdir displays the contents of... mdu Mdu is used to list the space occupied by a directory, its subdirectories and its files. It is similar to the du command on Unix. The unit used are clusters... mformat The mformat command is used to add an MS-DOS file system to a low-level formatted diskette. minfo The minfo command prints the parameters of a MS-DOS file system, such as number of sectors, heads and cylinders. It also prints an mformat command line which... mkmanifest The mkmanifest command is used to create a shell script (packing list) to restore Unix filenames. Its syntax is: mkmanifest [ files ] Mkmanifest creates a shell... mlabel The mlabel command adds a volume label to a disk. mmd The mmd command is used to make an MS-DOS subdirectory. Its syntax is: mmd [-D clash_option] msdosdirectory [ msdosdirectories... ] Mmd makes a new directory on... mmount The mmount command is used to mount an MS-DOS disk. It is only available on Linux, as it is only useful if the OS kernel allows to configure the disk geometry... mmove The mmove command is used to moves or renames an existing MS-DOS file or subdirectory. mpartition The mpartition command is used to create MS-DOS file systems as partitions. This is intended to be used on non-Linux systems, i.e. systems where fdisk and easy... mrd The mrd command is used to remove an MS-DOS subdirectory. mren The mren command is used to rename or move an existing MS-DOS file or subdirectory. mshortname The mshortname command is used to display the short name of a file. mshowfat The mshowfat command is used to display the FAT entries for a file. mtools Mtools is a collection of tools to allow Unix systems to manipulate MS-DOS files: read, write, and move around files on an MS-DOS file system (typically a... mtoolstest The mtoolstest command is used to tests the mtools configuration files. To invoke it, just type mtoolstest without any arguments. Mtoolstest reads the mtools... mtype The mtype command is used to display contents of an MS-DOS file. mzip The mzip command is used to issue ZIP disk specific commands on Linux, Solaris or HP-UX. mtools This manual page describes the configuration files for mtools. They are called `/etc/mtools.conf' and `~/.mtoolsrc'. If the environmental variable MTOOLSRC is...