The default filesystem for most USB drives is FAT32, but you can always change it to suit your needs. Here is how to choose a proper filesystem for a USB drive.
ZFS is an excellent filesystem for storing your data. Learn how to install and use ZFS and its powerful capabilities on Ubuntu Linux.
When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. Here are some of the best Linux filesystems for SSD that you can use.
If you are a Linux system admin who needs to constantly keep track of the filesystem usage, here is a way you can display the filesystem usage information in the Ubuntu system tray.
GlusterFS provides network storage which has the ability to be made fault-tolerant, redundant and scalable. Here’s how you can set up your own NAS.
Assuming you have an already running Linux system but you want to add some hard drives and use Btrfs, this is what you would need to do.
When your computer crashes, there is a chance that your filesystem will get corrupted or damage in the process. It is advisable to do a filesystem check regularly to make sure that it is running properly and free of error. In Linux, there is this powerful command “fsck” that you can use to check and repair your filesystem.
Most Linux distributions currently default to using the Ext4 file system, but the future for many of them lies with the B-tree file system, better known as Btrfs. Learn all about Btrfs and why is it better than Ext4 file system.
Quick – answer me this: How much swap space is in use on your system right now? How big is the cache on your CPU? What kernel modules are currently loaded? How many total drives and partitions are you running? If you’re running Linux, all these questions (and a whole lot more) can be answered […]
Most modern Linux distros are pretty good about automatically mounting your drives and partitions when you need them, but as with most things automatic, it doesn’t always work quite the way you want. On Ubuntu, for instance, secondary drives and partitions are not mounted until you attempt to access them by the file manager or […]
If you’re a Linux user, you’ve likely been asked at some point if you want Ext3, Ext4, XFS, ReiserFS, Btrfs, or one of many other filesystem acronyms. This choice confuses new and old users alike, and like all software, the options change as technology improves. Many people probably don’t care what filesystem they use as […]