Posts Tagged ‘File system’

Mounting remote filesystems

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

The command sshfs mounts a remote filesystem. For example the command

sshfs alfred:/People/www/mbr085/ www

mounts the filesystem containing my personal web-pages into the directory www. (For this to work an empty directory called www should already exist.)

Extra storage space

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Storage outside your home directory can be used to share files with others. Moreover, if you need a lot of storage space (more than 6 gigabytes), then your home directory is not big enough.