mtools is a package for Linux that provides DOS-like commands for handling FAT/VFAT floppies. It's a standard part of every Linux distribution.

The commands are modelled after DOS equivalents.

List of the binaries:

  • mtools
  • mattrib
  • mcd
  • mcopy
  • mdel
  • mdeltree
  • mdir
  • mdu
  • mformat
  • minfo
  • mlabel
  • mmd
  • mmount
  • mmove
  • mpartition
  • mrd
  • mread
  • mren
  • mtype
  • mtoolstest
  • mshowfat
  • mbadblocks
  • mzip
  • mkmanifest
  • mcheck
  • mxtar
  • uz
  • tgz
  • mcomp
  • lz

These tools make VFAT a fairly usable choice as a floppy file system - especially if you want to transport files to Windows systems over sneakernet...

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