Tagged: Drive

A mean to store data. (HDD, USB, SD, SDD, etc.)

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FreeNAS 11: new features, VMs, new GUI, goodbye Corral

FreeNAS is probably the most popular and most used Free NAS Operating System. After the retirement of FreeNAS Corral, the FreeNAS team is proud to present its successor: FreeNAS 11. This release aims at adding new...


BIOS and UEFI explained, all you need to know about

BIOS and UEFI are two of a kind, but completely different from each other. They serve one major purpose: booting the machine and they do it in different ways and with different options. Without them, all...

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Swap partitions: what are they? Do I need them?

One of the most asked question by Linux beginners is: “What is this swap partition?” usually followed by “Do I need it?”. In this article I try to explain what these partitions are and if you...

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Getting started with BTRFS

BTRFS is a file system with logical volumes capabilities and data integrity features that is getting a lot of attention in the Linux world. Learn how to get started today!

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BTRFS: what is it and why is it great?

In the computer world and particularly in the Linux world there are many filesystems available: ext, XFS, NTFS, FAT32 to name a few. BTRFS is a relatively new filesystem that is quickly gaining attention in the...