A filesystem is a way to organize and store computer files with their data.

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Is btrfs stable enough for home usage? [closed]

btrfs has finally found its way into the latest kernels, is it considered stable and safe enough to use in a home backup scenario (as an alternative to zfs) ?
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ZFS under Linux, does it work?

Could I get ZFS to work properly in Linux? Are there any caveats / limitations?
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What are the (dis)advantages of ext4, ReiserFS, JFS, and XFS?

What purpose is each suitable for?
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What are you using instead of DCE Distributed File System?

What are you using instead of DCE Distributed File System? How does it compare? Or are you still using it? Note that DCE/DFS is not Microsoft Distributed File System
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What is Linux for SET FILE/ERASE_ON_DELETE?

In VMS one may tell the file system to write junk over the existing contents of a file when it is deleted. Here is the DCL command to identify the file for this kind of treatment: $ SET ...