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The Differences Between MBR and GPT

The Differences Between MBR and GPT

You probably are wondering, what are the differences between MBR and GPT and is there any benefit using one over the other? We wil clear your doubt in this article.

How to Move Your Home Folder to Another Partition [Linux/Ubuntu]

How to Move Your Home Folder to Another Partition [Linux/Ubuntu]

While installing Ubuntu, one of the good practices is to give the Home folder its own partition, so whatever changes you made to the System folder won’t affect your Home directory. For those who are stuck, here is how you can move your Home folder to another partition.

The Importance of Partitioning Your Hard Drive

The Importance of Partitioning Your Hard Drive

You might have heard that many people are having issues recovering their data when some of the hard drive becomes corrupt. Having one partition is often more detrimental than you think. Your computer could benefit in multiple ways from a multi-partition system, perhaps more ways than you think. You can turn your computer into a […]

Partition Assistant Extends And Resizes Windows Partition + Free Giveaway

Partition Assistant Extends And Resizes Windows Partition + Free Giveaway

In Windows Vista and 7, you can go the Disk Management Console to manage your partition, but if you are looking for a much easier (and quicker) way to extend, move, resize your Windows partition, Aomei Partition Assistant is one good tool that you can use. (And yes, there is a giveaway for this great […]

Getting to Know Your fstab

Getting to Know Your fstab

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 […]

How to Easily Mount NTFS Partition in Mac Snow Leopard

How to Easily Mount NTFS Partition in Mac Snow Leopard

While Mac Snow Leopard comes with support for NTFS volumne, it doesn’t really automatically mount it (or provide you a way to mount it) upon booting up. Most people resort to MacFuse and NTFS-3G while others tried various hacks just to get their NTFS partition working in the Finder, with varying success. If you are […]

A Quick Guide to Linux Partition Schemes

A Quick Guide to Linux Partition Schemes

What partition setup should you use when dual-booting Windows and Linux? Should you have a separate partition for /home? Why do some people put /boot into its own partition? These are the questions that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time (or thereabouts). This guide aims to answer some of those questions and demonstrate […]

5 System Administration Tools for KDE

5 System Administration Tools for KDE

Keeping any computer system running can be some work. It would be nice if we never had to do any type of maintenance or troubleshooting, but no operating system has reached that point. Many desktop Linux users have server administration experience and are quite comfortable dropping to the command line and tinkering with their system. […]