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002. I plan to use the FIPS program to shrink a FAT32 partition (such as one used by MS-Windows 95/98) and hence create space for my Linux operating system. Can this be done?




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002. I plan to use the FIPS program to shrink a FAT32 partition (such as one used by MS-Windows 95/98) and hence create space for my Linux operating system. Can this be done?

Yes, but in order to do so you will need a version of FIPS at least as recent as FIPS 1.5c. You can get the latest version of FIPS by anonymous ftp from the official FIPS web site at <http://www.igd.fhg.de/~aschaefe/fips/>.

 

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previous page: 001.  I am trying to use the text based ftp program to download some stuff via anonymous ftp from an ftp site. I have never done this before and the ftp server doesn't seem to be letting me log in. Do I need a special user name and password to do this?
  
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