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Three Best Free NAS Software Solutions for Network Storage
(Apr 30, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Let's take a look at the three best (in our opinion) free NAS software solutions for home users and businesses.

File Transfer Protocols: FTP vs. SFTP
(Apr 29, 2021, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

You have both secure and non-secure choices for file transfer, and each can have different advantages in different situations.

gdu Is A Fast Console Disk Usage Analyzer (Alternative To ncdu, du, Etc.)
(Jan 07, 2021, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

gdu (Go Disk Usage) is very similar to ncdu, a popular console disk usage analyzer, with one major difference: speed.

How to Find a File in Linux Using the Find Command
(Dec 28, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Linux find command is one of the most important and handy commands in Linux systems. Here's how you can use it to find files in Linux.

Rescuezilla 2.1 Makes It Easier to Extract Files from Backups, Based on Ubuntu 20.10
(Dec 14, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Rescuezilla 2.1 comes two months after version 2.0, but it's not just a point release

Now and Then: What happened to DFileManager?
(Dec 11, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Let's jump forward 5 years. What happened to DFileManager in the intervening period?

How to Identify File Types in Linux
(Dec 03, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: This quick article shows you how to identify file types in Linux.

3 Ways to Delete All Files in a Directory Except One or Few Files with Extensions
(Dec 02, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

delete all files in a directory or simply cleanup a directory by removing all files except files of a given type (ending with a particular extension).

How to Remove Physical Volume from a Volume Group in LVM
(Nov 26, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: This quick article shows you how to remove physical volume from a volume group in LVM.

How to resize ZRAM (compressed swap) managed by systemd/zram-generator
(Nov 17, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora Linux 33 was released last week with some interesting changes

How to Install Fedora in VirtualBox [With Steps for USB, Clipboard and Folder Sharing]
(Nov 16, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Want to try Fedora Linux without disturbing your current operating system?

How To Edit A File Without Changing Its Timestamps In Linux
(Nov 13, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief guide explains how to edit a file without changing its timestamps in Linux.

A Quick Guide to Linux Partition Schemes
(Nov 12, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

What partition setup should you use when installing Linux?

DNF for APT users
(Nov 10, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Take a look at a few common and useful DNF and APT operations.

A Bash Function To Extract File Archives Of Various Types
(Nov 03, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Here is a simple Bash function to extract file archives of various types in Linux.

Rmmod Command in Linux
(Oct 30, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

The rmmod command is used to remove Linux kernel modules.

How to Format a USB drive in Debian 10
(Oct 30, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

In this article, I will show you different methods to format a USB drive on the command-line and on Debian Desktop.

How to use zip on Linux
(Oct 29, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Compressed files with the .zip extension are commonplace throughout Windows systems, as it's been the native file compression method for the operating system since many years ago.

colorls - turbocharged alternative to ls
(Oct 28, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

colorls is a command-line utility that aims to improve on ls. color is written in Ruby.

Exploring ELF files using pyelftools
(Oct 26, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

This article describes how to explore and extract different type of information from binary files of ELF format using PyElftools

How to Setup FTP Server with Vsftpd on Raspberry Pi
(Oct 22, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to install and configure an FTP server on Raspberry Pi that you use to share files between your devices.

10 Practical Examples Using Wildcards to Match Filenames in Linux
(Oct 19, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wildcards (also referred to as meta characters) are symbols or special characters that represent other characters.

Parted Magic Officially Migrates from OpenBox to XFCE
(Oct 16, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The live-disk distribution Parted Magic released its latest version. In this release Parted Magic officially migrates from the OpenBox to the XFCE desktop environment.

How to Backup and Restore a PostgreSQL Database
(Oct 16, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

PostgreSQL provides the pg_dump utility to help you back up databases. It generates a database file with SQL commands in a format that can be easily restored in the future.

Create Bootable USB Drive With USBImager In Linux
(Oct 15, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

USBImager is a simple graphical application used to write the ISO images as well as compressed disk images to USB drives.

How to use a USB Drive on Debian 10
(Sep 25, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how you can use a USB device in your Debian system by manually mounting in your system.

How To Find Files Modified In The Last N Days Or Minutes Using find
(Sep 24, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

how to find all files in a directory that has been changed in the last N minutes or days

NVMe over TCP
(Sep 09, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Oracle Linux Kernel engineer Alan Adamson provides an introduction to connecting NVMe flash storage using TCP.

Preserving data integrity: A ZFS-inspired storage system
(Sep 08, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

A storage design that checks whether the returned data is valid and not silently corrupted inside a storage system, designed with Linux components.

ReaR: Backup and Recover your Linux server with confidence
(Aug 20, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

How about a sysadmin tool that helps you to "relax and recover?" ReaR does that.

How to create incremental backups using rsync on Linux
(Aug 20, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

In this tutorial we will learn a very useful technique we can use to perform incremental backups, and schedule them using the good old cron.

How to Clone or Backup Linux Disk Using Clonezilla
(Aug 02, 2020, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Clonezilla is one of the greatest open source backup tools for Linux.

Scan and Repair Disk Bad Sectors in Ubuntu Linux, Fedora
(Jul 15, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are terminal utilities available in Linux which can help you to manage hard disk bad sectors. You can scan and mark them as unusable as well using these utilities.

Dealing with user namespaces and SELinux on rootless containers
(Jun 26, 2020, 17:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to securely run a MariaDB database container from the home directory.

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