Filesystems Archive

WinDirStat / KDirStat – Disk usage and statistics program

I noticed my SSD in laptop is almost full. With it’s small size (i only have 80GB sized SSD) I have to constantly keep my files cleaned up in order to maintain free space on it. I use WinDirStat / KDirStat for this task. *DirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for

Creating, extending and shrinking logical volumes (LVM)

In earlier post I explained how to copy logical volumes over network, but I didn’t actually explain how to create LV’s and why exactly use them at all.  Few benefits of using LVM over old partitioning system: Spanning logical volume over many physical volumes, even if they reside on different physical disks (which isn’t really

Moving logical volume (LVM) over network

Sometimes you come to an issue of moving raw volume from one server to another. Now this can be pretty complicated thing. You could make a snapshot of LV or make an image file, which you would copy then to another server, but that takes ages. When creating image you also need almost double the