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5 Ways to Empty or Delete a Large File Content in Linux
(Dec 01, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Occasionally, while dealing with files in Linux terminal, you may want to clear the content of a file without necessarily opening it using any Linux command line editors.

How to read/write NTFS partitions on GNU/Linux
(Dec 01, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LibreByte: NTFS-3G is a stable, full-featured, read-write NTFS driver for Linux, Android, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenSolaris, QNX, Haiku, and other operating systems.

How to Mount Remote Linux Filesystem or Directory Using SSHFS Over SSH
(Nov 29, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

This article is useful for those users and system administrators who want to mount remote file system on their local systems for whatever purposes.

How to extract files from an RPM package on Linux
(Nov 28, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: An RPM package contains a set of files, typically compiled software binaries, libraries, and their development source files.

How to install and use 7zip file archiver on Ubuntu Linux
(Nov 28, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: 7zip is an award-winning, open-source file archiver that is claimed to have "a high compression ratio."

How to Sync Files/Directories Using Rsync with Non-standard SSH Port
(Nov 28, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: As you might know, rsync, also known as Remote Sync, is a fast, versatile, and powerful tool that can be used to copy and sync files/directories from local to local, or local to remote hosts.

fdupes - A Comamndline Tool to Find and Delete Duplicate Files in Linux
(Nov 23, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

The application is able to find duplicate files in the given set of directories and sub-directories.

NAS4Free 11 BSD-Based Open Source Storage NAS Distribution Officially Released
(Nov 21, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

NAS4Free 11 has been in development for quite some time now, and it's here to replace the NAS4Free 10.x series.

SUSE advances its open-source storage system
(Nov 16, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Besides announcing its next version of Ceph-powered SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE has bought openATTIC, the open-source Ceph and storage management framework.

Disk encryption with Calamares, the Linux installer
(Nov 16, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxBSDos: learn how to use its disk encryption feature to enhance the physical security posture of a supported Linux distribution.

Running a Gluster Cluster on the Raspberry Pi with Docker
(Nov 15, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linux-Toys: This blog post will explain how to run Gluster on a two-node Raspberry Pi cluster from a Docker container.

Agedu- Find Out about Wasted Disk Space In Linux
(Nov 14, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: Running out of low disk space? find out unused data using Agedu utility and get rid of them.

30 Most Frequently Used Hadoop HDFS Shell Commands
(Nov 12, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LInoxide: Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) commands you will need to manage files on HDFS

How to Install Seafile with Nginx on CentOS 7
(Nov 10, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Seafile is a private cloud software to that provides similar features like Dropbox

How to share files locally on Linux by using NitroShare
(Nov 05, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: NitroShare is a cross-platform file transfer application that can help Linux users move files from one device to another as long as it is installed in all of them.

Git for data is here: Annoucing FlockerHub and Fli
(Nov 03, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

FlockerHub is like GitHub for data. With FlockerHub, teams can store and share any Docker data volume with access-controlled users or servers.

How to Create Encrypted and Bandwidth-efficient Backups Using ???Duplicity??? in Linux
(Oct 31, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: In this article we will show you how to use a tool called Duplicity to backup and encrypt file and directories. In addition, using incremental backups for this task will help us to save space.

3 Ways to Extract and Copy Files from ISO Image in Linux
(Oct 29, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: You can use standard mount command to mount an ISO image in read-only mode using the loop device and then copy the files to another directory.

2 Linux clients for Microsoft's OneDrive. Yes, they work, but...
(Oct 27, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

DarkDuck: There is another cloud storage from a global company.

How to Check Bad Sectors or Bad Blocks on Hard Disk in Linux
(Oct 26, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

in this article, we will go through the necessary steps that can enable you determine the presence or absence of bad sectors on your Linux disk drive or flash memory using certain disk scanning utilities.

Microsoft CEO Offers SQL Server for Linux Update
(Oct 24, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Microsoft's (MSFT) forthcoming SQL Server for Linux is more than a one-product development.

Mhddfs - Combine Several Smaller Partition into One Large Virtual Storage
(Oct 23, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: mhddfs is a driver for Linux that combines several mount points into one virtual disk.

Using Cloud Explorer with the Scality S3 Server Docker Image
(Oct 17, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linux-Toys: It was really cool that Scality released this as open-source.

8 Linux Parted Commands to Create, Resize and Rescue Disk Partitions
(Oct 14, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: Parted is a command line tool that allows you to easily manage hard disk partitions.

Couchbase and the future of NoSQL databases
(Oct 14, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8
(Oct 12, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial explains the configuration of a DRBD network filesystem replication as hot standby

Linux Directory Structure (File System Hierarchy) Explained with Examples
(Oct 11, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) defines the structure of file systems in Unix/Linux, like operating systems.

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes
(Sep 30, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 is now the most advanced stable release of the open-source, free, and cross-platform software that acts as a graphical user interface for users to interact with an ownCloud server.

Perform Hot Backups on MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04
(Sep 30, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Percona XtraBackup is an open source backup utility for MySQL.

PostgreSQL 9.6 Preparing To Release With Its Parallel Queries Support
(Sep 26, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: PostgreSQL 9.6 is being prepared for release on 29 September as the database system's latest major update.

A Linux user's guide to Logical Volume Management
(Sep 23, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) Managing disk space has always been a significant task for sysadmins. In this guide, learn how LVM can make managing storage easier.

How to launch a MEAN site on Ubuntu 16.04
(Sep 21, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Getting a site running on a MEAN (MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS) server can be a challenge for beginners.

Bcache File-System Has Initial Encryption Patches
(Sep 20, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix:  This file-system now has tentative patches for complete encryption support.

Nextcloud Box: A cloud for your office or living room
(Sep 20, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office.

MongoDB cofounder explains what to do when a project has gone off track
(Sep 20, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: MongoDB CTO explains what happened when he and his co-founder realized they had to pull the plug on the original version of their technology.

Install Nextcloud (Drop-in replacement for ownCloud) Next generation file sharing Server on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora
(Sep 16, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 2daygeek: Nextcloud is developed in a transparent way with help of the open source community & keeps your files safe, secure and private.

Marrying Ephemeral Docker Containers to Persistent Data
(Sep 15, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) As container technologies become more complex, using them becomes easier

NitroShare - Easily Share Files Between Multiple Operating Systems on Local Network
(Sep 14, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Nitroshare tremendously simplifies file sharing on a local network

Samba 4.5 Is a Massive Release That Improves Security, Adds Many New Features
(Sep 12, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Prominent new features of Samba 4.5 include support for the LDAP_SERVER_NOTIFICATION_OID control to the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory service protocol

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