Ultra-Geek Linux Laptop: my own setup

Some days ago i’ve written a post about the “Ultra-Geek” Linux Workstation developed by Joe Nelson. Reading his post, I found many similarities with the current configuration of my laptop. Hits: 83

How to upgrade from Debian 8 “Jessie” to Debian 9 “Stretch”

Simple, with 5 commands! Finally, Debian 9 “Stretch” was released in the “stable” branch! A lot of upgrades, especially in kernel, glibc and other base packages. Some info from the official wiki (also see the official stretch release notes.): New features Linux kernel series 4.9, GNU libc 2.24. Desktop environments: GNOME 3.22, KDE Plasma 5.8,…

Understanding EXT4

A really interesting series of articles on SANS Digital Forensics Blog On 2010, Hal Pomeranz has started on SANS Digital Forensics blog a series of technical articles about EXT4 filesystem. What is EXT4? EXT4 is a journaling file system for Linux, developed as the successor to ext3: it modifies important data structures of the previous filesystem…

linux-insides: all about linux kernel

…in a free collaborative book! linux-insides is a online project developed by 0xAX focused on the making of a book about the linux kernel and its insides: The goal is simple — to share my modest knowledge about the insides of the linux kernel and help people who are interested in linux kernel insides, and other low-level…