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hi, Can somoeone please tell me if it is possible to read/view/use files from MAC OS X that have a .dmg extension? I've bin seraching google but so far havent ...
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    HOWTO read/use MAC OS X(.dmg) files on linux


    hi,

    Can somoeone please tell me if it is possible to read/view/use files from MAC OS X that have a .dmg extension?
    I've bin seraching google but so far havent found anything special........

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    As far as I understand, DMG files are just images you can mount just like ISO or BIN/CUE, however you can't run them

    Check this HowTo open .dmg file (Mac Disk Images) with Linux
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    i just tried it like this:
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    mount -t hfs -o loop MacOSXPhotoshopCS2.dmg /home/rhp/macps
    and got an error:
    Code:
    mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop0,
           missing codepage or other error
           In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
           dmesg | tail  or so
    Any idea?

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    I get this same error message in mounting a dmg file after following that tutorial. Does anyone have any idea about this?

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    The problem is that you don't have HFS support on your kernel, sorry I have no idea about adding a module or something like that on Debian but I suppose you can build one manually using your kernel sources
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    Install the following packages:
    hfsplus
    hfsutils
    hfsprogs
    libhfsp0
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