file utilities

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Microsoft exFAT∕NTFS for USB image

Software >

https://www.paragon-software.com/free/exfat-ntfs-fat32-hfs-android/

Read/write filesystem support for Android.

While it doesn't offer pure read/write access like you'd expect, this lets you mount things. You can use any other file manager (I use several most notably Total Commander and Ghost Commander), and it prompts to download the file.

Has a free version, but I don't know what the difference between that and the pay version is.

  • NTFS, exFAT, HFS+, FAT32, extFS

Ghost Commander logo

Software, Android >

(on Google Play)
(on F-Droid)
https://sites.google.com/site/ghostcommander1

Dual-panel file manager. Also has a decent text editor.

Extremely capable.

  • External storage access optional



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Linux logo - 'Tux'

Software > Search >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.gnu.org/software/findutils/

"The GNU Find Utilities" is one of those packages that's installed everywhere. find is one of those programs everyone ends up using and ends up being horrified at.

  • aka GNU Find Utilities

See also:

  • grep - For searching the contents of files.
  • locate maintains a database.



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Software >

(on Wikipedia)
https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/ [ 1 ] was https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/ [ 2 ] was ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/

Create a hex dump of a file.

Part of util-linux.

See also:

  • od -- Same thing.

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