Linux swap file and encrypted volumes

As with the last post, this seems like two pretty different subjects, a swap file and encrypted volumes, but for me it makes sense, because it’s all in preparation for the LFCS exam as mentioned here and here. First I want to make a small addendum on the creation of swap space; this time a…

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Setup Linux swap and quotas

Swap and quotas. Two seemingly random subjects in one post, but for me it really has a purpose: preparation for the LFCS exam as mentioned here and here. The exam might also contain questions on encrypted storage, linux RAID and automounting of samba shares, but to me this seems so random and not at all…

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Create and expand volumes using LVM

My coming LFCS exam as mentioned in my last post, consists of about 15% of storage specific questions. LVM has a large part in it. Since I rarely need storage tools (it’s so much easier in a virtual environment), I decided to write something about it, to hopefully make it stick in my mind. Pretty…

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