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  website = [http://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/ code.google.com/p/libvmdk] |
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The '''Portable Executable Format''' is used by [[Windows]] to store executable code.
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The '''libvmdk''' package contains a library and applications to read the [[VMWare Virtual Disk Format (VMDK)]] format.
The format is also used to store other types of data, e.g. like Multilingual User Interface (MUI) strings and EventLog messages.
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== See Also ==
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== Tools ==  
* [[Windows Event Log (EVT)]]
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The '''libvmdk''' package contains the following tools:
* [[Windows XML Event Log (EVTX)]]
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* '''vmdkinfo''', which shows the information about VMDK files.
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* '''vmdkmount''', which FUSE mounts VMDK image files.
  
== External Links ==
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== Examples ==  
  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Executable Wikipedia: Portable Executable]
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FUSE mounting a VMDK image
* [http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/gg463119.aspx PE and COFF Specification], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [http://blog.dkbza.org/search/label/pefile Blog about pefile], by [[Ero Carrera]]
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vmdkmount image.vmdk mount_point
* [http://code.google.com/p/libexe/downloads/detail?name=Executable%20%28EXE%29%20file%20format.pdf Executable (EXE) file format], by the [[libexe|libexe project]], October 2011
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== Tools ==
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== History ==  
* [http://code.google.com/p/pefile/ pefile is a Python module to read and work with PE (Portable Executable) files], by [[Ero Carrera]]
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=== Resources ===
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Libvmdk was created by [[Joachim Metz]] in 2009.
* [http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/ Resource Hacker], by [[Angus Johnson]]
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[[Category:File Formats]]
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== Also See ==
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* [[VMWare Virtual Disk Format (VMDK)]]
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== External Links ==
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* [http://code.google.com/p/libvmdk/ libvmdk project site]

Revision as of 14:17, 20 September 2012

libvmdk
Maintainer: Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Disk imaging
License: LGPL
Website: code.google.com/p/libvmdk

The libvmdk package contains a library and applications to read the VMWare Virtual Disk Format (VMDK) format.

Tools

The libvmdk package contains the following tools:

  • vmdkinfo, which shows the information about VMDK files.
  • vmdkmount, which FUSE mounts VMDK image files.

Examples

FUSE mounting a VMDK image

vmdkmount image.vmdk mount_point

History

Libvmdk was created by Joachim Metz in 2009.

Also See

External Links