OT: Changing MSDOS attributes from Linux?

T.C. Hollingsworth tchollingsworth at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 04:19:08 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Michael D. Setzer II
<mikes at kuentos.guam.net> wrote:
> Is there a Linux command that can change the DOS attributes on
> flash devices with FAT and NTFS filesystems? mattrib does not
> seem to work?

mattrib only works on FAT filesystems.  You can change NTFS file
attributes using the same tools used to change Linux extended file
attributes, as described here:


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