Free Interoperability Tools

Next week will be the last newsletter in this UNIX/Windows

interoperability series. In the past several months I have endorsed

Microsoft's Services for UNIX 3.0 (SFU3) and the MKS Suite. These two

products are exceptional commercial additions for anyone involved in

cross UNIX and Windows integration and migration. As one my last bits of

advice I want to give you a heads-up on free interoperability tools.

A reader named Rodney called my attention to the /tool UNIX Tools

Community. They have a large variety of freely distributed UNIX tools

for the Windows environment. Many of these tools are tuned specifically

for the Interix kernel that is the base technology for SFU3. The

community is run by Interop Systems ...check out their website at You want be disappointed.

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