File systems Finding the right file system

Mar 31, 2006

Many users just opt for the defaults and don’t think about the file system when they install Linux. But if better performance is your goal, it pays to do some shopping.

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hdparm and DMA Speeding up hard disks with DMA

Mar 31, 2006

A simple command helps you switch on the afterburner for your hard disks and drives. hdparm improves the performance of your storage devices.

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Linux Tuning Intro Techniques for better performance

Mar 31, 2006

Are your multimedia applications receiving the resources they need? Are you using the optimum filesystem for your environment? You don't have to be an expert to find better performance in Linux – you just need to know where to look.

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Deleting Data Safely deleting data

Feb 28, 2006

Backups are a common topic, but you’ll hardly hear anyone mention safe data deletion.

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Ask Klaus!

Jan 31, 2006
Are Gnome and KDE equal? Gnome and KDE are always presented as equal alternatives. Are they really equal, or are th......
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DM-Crypt Hard disk encryption with DM-Crypt, LUKS, and cryptsetup

Nov 30, 2005

If you’re serious about keeping secrets, try hard disk encryption with DM-Crypt and LUKS.

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Captive NTFS Accessing partitions on dual-boot systems

Jul 31, 2005

Why reboot every time you need to access data on the other side of your dual boot system? We’ll introduce you to Captive NTFS – a free tool for reaching Windows NTFS partitions from Linux. We’ll also show you some handy tools for reading Linux partitions from Windows.

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GMailFS GmailFS: Using a mail account as a filesystem

May 31, 2005

Why let a 2 Gigabyte email account go to waste? GmailFS lets you use Gmail as a storage medium for a mountable filesystem.

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