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This tutorial shows how to use "parted" to format a USB flash drive. The procedure can be used on any storage device, external or internal.

How to Format Storage Devices in Linux

Managing storage devices -- whether they are internal hard drives, SSDs, PCIe SSDs, or external USB devices -- is always a tricky task. With a tiny mistake, you may lose data or wrongly format your drive in a way that can lead to data corruption. In this article, I will talk about some of the...
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Linus Torvalds Announces Fourth Linux 4.10 Kernel Release Candidate, Get It Now

One more week has passed in our lives, but the development of the Linux kernel never stops, and we're now seeing the release of fourth RC (Release Candidate) build of Linux kernel 4.10, which appears to be fairly normal, yet again, bringing only a collection of assorted bug fixes and improvements...
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Vault gathers the developers and usersĀ in file systems and storage community to forge a path to continued innovation and education. Learn More
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The Unix principle of "everything is a file" applies to the Process Table. Learn more in this tutorial.

Make Peace With Your Processes: Part 4

The principle of basing as much as possible on Unix-like systems around files is a well-advised approach. It could be said that this principle also extends to the Process Table, which I have discussed in previous articles in this series. Consider, for example, the treasure trove of gems to be found...
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Linux Storage Filesystem and MM Summit

The Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit gathers the top development, research experts and subsystem maintainers to map out and implement improvements to the Linux filesystem, storage and memory management subsystems.
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How to Encrypt a Linux File System with DM-Crypt

Editor's Note: File system as two words refers to the layout of your directories, which includes things like the /dev directory that represent different hardware devices and don't actually refer to files on your disk drive. And "filesystem" refers to the software that manages the files and...
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