New Btrfs Free Tutorial and Request for End User Feedback on Btrfs
“Those who follow Linux have certainly heard of Btrfs, a relatively new high performance file system that has a lot of people excited about its potential. Two months ago during LinuxCon Japan, we were pleased to sit down with lead developer Chris Mason [...]
A Linux developer has published a new kernel patch that provides a workaround to avoid Microsoft’s patents on the FAT filesystem. The patch, which has undergone extensive legal review by patent lawyers, could make it possible to use FAT on Linux without having to pay licensing fees to Microsoft.
Microsoft’s recent lawsuit against TomTom, alleging infringement [...]