Offline FS Staying in sync with a network filesystemJan 31, 2009
Tired of copying and recopying files from your laptop to the office file server? Maybe you need an automated offline filesystem, such as OFS.more »
Since its addition to Kernel 2.6.28, the ext4 filesystem can be manually installed in the upcoming Ubuntu release.more »
Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet has just previewed the features of the upcoming Linux Kernel 2.6.29 that includes Btrfs, which he claims is the filesystem of the future.more »
Wietse Venema, the developer of Postfix, points in an advisory to a security problem in connection with the Linux and Solaris filesystems. As more recent versions of these operating systems no longer comply with the POSIX standard for links, local attackers may be able to attach files to other users' Postfix mailboxes.more »
Recovering Deleted Files Carving tools help you recover deleted filesJul 31, 2008
Modern filesystems make forensic file recovery much more difficult. Tools like Foremost and Scalpel identify data structures and carve files from a hard disk image.more »
Daniel Phillips has relaunched his Tux filesystem. After Tux2 failed due to patenting issues eight years ago, Phillips has now invited developers to collaborate on Tux3.more »
iWatch Monitoring directories with iWatchJul 10, 2008
Why wait for cron? iWatch monitors critical files and directories in realtime. This handy Perl script then notifies the user or runs a configurable command when change occurs.more »
Write Barriers Working with write barriers and journaling filesystemsJul 09, 2008
Your journaling filesystem is carefully tracking write operations – but what happens when the data gets to the disk? A write barrier request can help protect your data.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics