Linux Tutorials on the topic “storage”

  • How to Encrypt Directories/Partitions with eCryptfs on Debian 8 (Jessie)

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    eCryptfs is a POSIX-compliant enterprise-class stacked cryptographic filesystem for Linux. You can use it to encrypt partitions and also directories that don't use a partition of their own, no matter the underlying filesystem, partition type, etc. This tutorial shows how to use eCryptfs to encrypt a directory on Debian Jessie

  • Setting up Unison File Synchronization between two Servers on Debian 8 (Jessie)

    debian Author: Till BrehmTags: , , , Comments: 10

    This tutorial shows how to set up file synchronization between two Debian 8 servers with Unison. Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync, the big difference is that it tracks/synchronizes changes in both directions, i.e., files changed on Server 1 will be replicated to Server 2 and vice versa.

  • How to sync your documents with Google Drive on Ubuntu

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 15

    Google Drive is a popular online service that allows for the easy sharing and collaborative editing of documents (word files or spreadsheets). Under the most usual day to day circumstances, the GDrive tool is very useful serving as a cloud space and/or a readily available online collaboration platform. On this guide, we will see how you can install an open source client tool for the service named Grive, and how to set it up according to your needs.

  • Samba Server Installation on Debian 8 (Jessie)

    debian VMWare Image Download Author: Till BrehmTags: , , Comments: 22

    This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Debian 8 and shows you how to configure Samba to share files over the SMB/CIFS the protocol. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory, all users have a shared group directory with read-/write access and optionally an anonymous share is added.

  • How to install Seafile on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

    ubuntu Author: Roland C. IlaoTags: , , , , Comments: 8

    Seafile is a OpenSource cloud storage software. It offers file sharing and syncing for individual users and groups, it provides client side encryption and easy access from mobile devices. This tutorial describes the steps to install Seafile on Ubuntu 14.04.

  • A Beginner's Guide To LVM

    apache Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 79

    A Beginner's Guide To LVM This guide shows how to work with LVM (Logical Volume Management) on Linux. It also describes how to use LVM together with RAID1 in an extra chapter. As LVM is a rather abstract topic, this article comes with a Debian Etch VMware image that you can download and start, and on that Debian Etch system you can run all the commands I execute here and compare your results with mine. Through this practical approach you should get used to LVM very fast.

  • How to install the new Pydio 6 release on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)

    ubuntu VMWare Image Download Author: Srijan KishoreTags: , , , , Comments: 5

    How to install the new Pydio 6 release on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) This guide explains how to configure Pydio in Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn). Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a mature open source software solution for file sharing and synchronization. With intuitive user interfaces (web / mobile / desktop), Pydio 6 provides enterprise-grade features to gain back control and privacy of your data: user directory connectors, legacy filesystems drivers, comprehensive admin interface, and much more.

  • OwnCloud 7 installation and configuration on Debian 7 (Wheezy)

    debian VMWare Image Download Author: howtoforgeTags: , , , , Comments: 1

    Installation and configuration of ownCloud 7 on Debian 7 (Wheezy) This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on Debian Wheezy. I will also describes how to connect to the ownCloud Server's data from Ubuntu 14.04 desktop and Windows 7. OwnCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to easily view, sync and share across devices—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.

  • How To Recover Data From An Encrypted Harddisk On Boot Failure With Ubuntu 14.04

    ubuntu Author: howtoforgeTags: , , , , Comments: 1

    How to recover data from an encrypted harddisk on boot failure with Ubuntu 14.04 This document describes how to recover an encrypted harddisk in a failed boot device for Ubuntu 14.04 Server. This method will work for Ubuntu Desktop also. This is a very havoc situation when the distro fails to boot and we have our important data inside the distro. If the harddisk is not encrypted then we can easily retrieve our data with the help of live-cds or live-USB boot devices, but if the harddisk was encrypted then situation becomes little hectic. I will cover the topic for encrypted harddisk data retrieval from Ubuntu distros.

  • How To Install ownCloud 7 on CentOS 6.5

    centos VMWare Image Download Author: howtoforgeTags: , , , , Comments: 9

    How To Install ownCloud 7 on CentOS 6.5 This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on CentOS 6.5. I will also connect to the ownCloud Server's data with Ubuntu 14.04 desktop and windows 7 machine. ownCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to easily view, sync and share across devices—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.