USB 3.0 Slim Portable Hard Drive (500GB-2TB, TPE-USB3SLHDD)

USB 3.0 Slim Portable Hard Drive (500GB-2TB, TPE-USB3SLHDD)
Looking for more storage? Add up to 2TB of additional space to your computer with an external USB hard drive that works "out of the box" with your favorite GNU/Linux distribution. This drive offers users a reliable high-capacity storage option and formatting options that will work with any computer.

No more worrying about whether or not your external storage system will work between systems. With multiple formatting options available you can overcome filesystem permission issues between GNU/Linux systems or get achieve wider compatibility among different operating systems.

  • Built off high quality SSD or traditional platter disk components: Uses a reliable traditional 2.5" laptop disk drive

  • USB 3.0 compliant: Works with USB 2.0 and 3.0 standard type-A ports (2.0 @ reduced speeds)

  • No dependencies on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or other OS-loaded proprietary drivers-firmware

  • Supports all Linux and Linux-Libre (free) distributions via compliance with USB mass storage standards

  • Great documentation & easy to follow video demonstrations: Haven't formatted a disk before? Want to learn how? Check out our video demonstration on managing removable disks with GNOME disks (ships with many popular desktop distributions). Learn to format, properly utilize, dismount, backup, and repair damaged disks.

  • When you select our ext4 /w acl configuration under the file system option below our drives work great for performing offline backups of your data: Check out this video tutorial on how to securely perform a backup up & restore of your entire home folder using Déjà Dup even between different distributions and releases (included with many popular distributions)

Note: This item is only available for shipping within the United States or when purchased with a computer.

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Drives over 2TB must be formatted with a file system having reduced compatibility. NTFS has read/write support on MS Windows and GNU/Linux and read-only support on Mac OS X. Drives less than 2TB can be formated with FAT32 for max support (4GB file limit).