Filesystem

How to Recover Deleted File Using ext3grep on Ubuntu

Recover deleted files ext3grep

Sometimes, especially on the command line, it happens that you delete a file or directory unintentionally. Ext3grep is a solution to recover deleted files. Ext3grep fetches information from the file system journal for recovering the deleted files or directory. Ext3grep can recover [...]

Yash Vasa 12:05 am

13 Practical df Command Examples to Check Disk Space in Linux

linux df command

The df command displays the disk space usage for the Linux filesystems. It displays the amount of total and free disk space available on the mounted file systems. Using the command, we can also find used blocks and inodes in [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 3:40 am

How To Encrypted Root Partition / Filesystem

An understanding of how your computer boots is required, because unlocking an encrypted root filesystem is integral to the bootstrap process. The current, stable kernel series, 2.6, optionally uses initramfs to help boot, Initramfs is a cpio archive that the [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:14 am

Linux Reclaim Storage Space - Ext4 Unmap Feature

Reclaim storage space ext4Ext4 Filesystem

Its been long time reclaiming space on a block level storage , been alerting and frustrating for all who work on storage side. Block storage only knows about areas of a volume that have ever been written . If later [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:06 am

Fix Grub Filesystem Type Unknown Error On Centos / Redhat

Install GrubGrub Issue

LINUX TROUBLESHOOTING GRUB is GRand Unified Bootloader, the default bootloader for Linux kernel based Operating Systems. If you have a dual boot system, like Windows and Linux, then you may have some issues with GRUB. If you install Windows after [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 6:41 pm

Features / Difference Of Linux Ext2 Ext3 Ext4 Filesystem

Ext Filesystem

A filesystem is a way of storing, organizing and accessing files (and/or directories) on a storage device. Some examples of filesystems are FAT, NTFS for Windows/DOS, HFS for MAC OS etc. In Linux, the popular filesystems are ext2, ext3 and [...]

Raghu 9:41 pm

Need For Filesystem Check / Repair ( fsck ) On Linux

Fsck Mount Filesystem

Why fsck? Any Linux user must have experienced file corruptions and booting failures at least once in their life. Being an I.T professional for many years, I have encountered this problem many times. Linux comes with a handy command called 'fsck' to [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:28 am

How To Use df Command To List Filesystem Mount Points

In linux df command is used to display the amount of total and free disk space available on the mounted file systems. Using df options you can find used blocks, inodes and free space available in the file system. In [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 2:20 pm

Difference Between NFS Soft And Hard Mount With Example

Using NFS protocol, the NFS client can mount the filesystem existing on a NFS server, just like a local filesystem. For example, you will be able to mount “/home” directory of host.nfs_server.com to your client machine as follows: # mount [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:56 pm

How To Find Unallocated Space On Linux

When managing a server, you can need to operate on data storage. To do it better, you can need to know how to manage unallocated disk space. Unallocated space is the unused space on the Hard disk which has not [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:50 pm

Linux Samba Share Accessing And Mounting

Samba Linux

Samba is a service in Linux that provides seamless file and print service to SMB/CIFS clients. One of the main feature of samba is that it allows interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Window-based clients. In general, you can share resource-like files [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:39 pm

Create, Format, Mount Filesystems in Linux

Linux Filesystem

A filesystem is an organization of data and metadata on storage device. You can also say it as organizing data in systematic manner. Linux filesystem interface is implemented as a layer architecture. Today unix-like operating system contains only files. If [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:52 pm

How to Create Partition in Linux using fdisk Tool

df-h

Fdisk is command-line utility that provides disk partitioning functions for various operating systems. It was originally developed by IBM in 1983 and since then it was used on most operating systems from DOS to Windows and to Unix-based systems. Using fdisk [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 9:09 pm