Managing Disk Space with LVM (74 tags)
Linux's Logical Volume Manager (LVM) allows you to create virtual disk partitions out of one or more hard drives. This makes it easy to manage growth in filesystems. Combined with RAID, it provides a nearly unbeatable way to keep your files safe and available. Bryce Harrington and Kees Cook show how to configure LVM, how to combine it with RAID, and how to use it on desktop machines too.
Use Your Digital Camera with Linux (60 tags)
With the holidays over, it's time to pause, reflect, and clean up a bit. Why not download the photos from your digital camera? Don't worry, it's easy under Linux. Robert Bernier demonstrates the killer combination of gphoto2, ImageMagick, and digiKam.
mdadm: A New Tool For Linux Software RAID Management (59 tags)
Derek Vadala, author of Managing RAID with Linux, looks at the new mdadm (multiple devices admin) package, a simple, yet robust way to manage software arrays. In this article, Derek covers installation and mdadm's five major modes of operation.
Asterisk: A Bare-Bones VoIP Example (43 tags)
Asterisk is both an open source toolkit for telephony applications and a full-featured PBX application. Learn how to configure a simple telephone system with Asterisk in this tutorial.