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How to share /home directory between two linux installations

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

Frequent re-installations of operating system due to crashes is always been a problem for many of the linux users, and my case is also the same.... Everytime i start with doing something like trying some new commands or editing some configuration files and finally ends up with an 'OS crash' and a fresh installation thereafter.

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Created by jintujacob 4 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 3 weeks ago
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What's The Fastest Linux Filesystem On Cheap Flash Media?

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Compact Flash and SD storage cards are everywhere; gigabytes for cheap in a tiny form factor. Most come formatted with VFAT. So what is the fastest Linux filesystem for these little devices?

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Created by lozz 4 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 7 weeks ago
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Secure Deletion Tools and Journaled Filesystems: Do they work?

http://techthrob.com

By now, everyone knows that if you want to make a file unrecoverable, you can't simply delete it - you have to use a tool like 'shred' or 'srm' to overwrite its contents. But a common question is whether this is effective on an ext3, ext4, or other journaled filesystems. This article discusses these filesystems, and whether secure deletion tools work on them.

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Created by nemilar 4 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 10 weeks ago
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Convert ext2/3 to ext4

http://www.ghacks.net

In this article I am going to show you how to migrate your ext2 or ext3 partition to ext4. I will use a Ubuntu machine as an example. I want to warn you that you could lose data by doing this so, following good administrative practices, back up your data!

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How We Are Using Btrfs To Find Regressions Incredibly Fast

http://www.phoronix.com

One of the features of Btrfs not found in other Linux file-systems (like EXT4) is support for copy-on-write snapshots / sub-volumes.

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Created by lozz 4 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 23 weeks ago
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EXT3, EXT4, Btrfs Ubuntu Netbook Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

We received a request from Canonical to look at the EXT3 performance. We have done just that.

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Created by linuxlooooser 4 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 42 weeks ago
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Choosing a File System on Linux for Firebird

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If I could choose one word to speak about Linux it would be "choice". After choosing the distribution, you have to choose the file system to store your data. Today, we have mainly the choice between Etx2, Ext3, Ext4 and XFS. Let's see whether different file systems have an impact on performance when we use Firebird databases.

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Created by mariuz 4 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 47 weeks ago
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The Performance Of EXT4 Then & Now

http://www.phoronix.com

Over the past week there has been a lot of talk about the EXT4 file-system following the announcement that Google is migrating their EXT2 file-systems to EXT4. Their reasons for this transition to EXT4 are attributed to the easy migration process and Google engineers are pleased with this file-system's performance.

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Improving MetaData Performance of the Ext4 Journaling Device

http://www.linux-mag.com

In the never-ending quest for more performance, we examine three different journaling device options for ext4 with an eye toward improving metadata performance. Who doesn't like speed?

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Created by samharry 4 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 50 weeks ago
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Trisquel hackers promised to make ext4 default in next release

http://trisquel.info

"Our next release will use ext4 as default, to achieve the same performance without this downside. I'll create a "next release features" wiki page starting with this one, so I'm closing the bug now."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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Migrating a live system from ext3 to ext4 filesystem

http://www.debian-administration.org

This article is meant to serve as a guide for migrating a live system from ext3 to an ext4 filesystem, including migration of files to use extents, a major feature in ext4.

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Created by emacsfanatic 5 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 15 weeks ago
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EXT4, Btrfs, NILFS2 Performance Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

The past few Linux kernel releases have brought a number of new file-systems to the Linux world. Being the benchmarking junkies that we are, we have set out to compare the file-system performance of EXT4, Btrfs, and NILFS2 under Ubuntu using the Linux 2.6.30 kernel.

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Created by Sun 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
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Enter ext4, the filesystem of the future

http://www.itwire.com

The ext4 filesystem has been around for a while as experimental code in GNU/Linux distributions. Recently one distribution decided to make it the default for an install.

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Created by noodly appendage 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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Linus Torvalds Upset over Ext3 and Ext4

http://www.linux-magazine.com

It all started with a request for help from Jesper Krogh in one of the first responses to Torvalds's announcement March 24 of Kernel 2.6.29 on the gmane.linux.kernel mailing list.

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Created by pravat 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Kernel developers squabble over Ext3 and Ext4

http://www.h-online.com

A number of senior kernel developers, including Linus Torvalds, Ted Ts'o, Alan Cox and Ingo Molnar, have been squabbling over the sense or otherwise of journaling and delayed allocation in Ext3 and Ext4.

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