Under certain circumstances ReiserFS will check the whole filesystem on rebooting, although this is not actually necessary due to its journaling function. Kernel developers are currently discussing a patch that will accelerate the system launch.more »
The Embedded File System (EFS) library, of which the first stable version, 1.0, has just been released, is a C++ library that creates a virtual filesystem in a file.more »
Accessing NTFS Intro Accessing NTFS partitions in LinuxDec 31, 2006
Whether you are troubleshooting or just configuring for efficiency, it is a good idea to explore your options for accessing your Windows partitions from Linux.more »
Paragon NTFS for Linux Reviewing Paragon’s NTFS for Linux 5.0Dec 31, 2006
Paragon’s NTFS for Linux is a low-cost commercial alternative for accessing NTFS from Linux.more »
Encrypted Filesystems Shopping for an encrypted filesystemOct 31, 2006
If you’re not a security expert and you're looking for a crypto filesystem, you may be wondering about the alternatives. We took at a look at some popular crypto options for Linux.more »
DM-Crypt/ LUKS Workshop: Encrypting hard disks with DM-Crypt and LUKSOct 31, 2006
Encrypting a home directory is easy. Encrypting your whole hard disk – including the root filesystem – takes a little more effort.more »
BOINC Building distributed applications with BOINCSep 30, 2006
Grid computing lets little PCs work on big problems. You can use the grid system of the famous SETI@home project to build your own grid computing solutions.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.