LVM stands for Logical Volume Manager, a mechanism that provides an alternative method of managing storage systems than the traditional partition-based one.
Postfix is a Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) for routing and delivering electronic mail. Dovecot is a secure IMAP and POP3 Mail Delivery Agent (MDA). These two open-source applications work well with Roundcube, an email client primarily famous for its clever use of Ajax technology. In this guide, you'll install Postfix, Dovecot, and Roundcube on Ubuntu box.
SSHFS (SSH Filesystem) is a filesystem client based on FUSE for mounting remote directories over an SSH connection. SSHFS is using the SFTP protocol, which is a subsystem of SSH and it is enabled by default on most SSH servers.
Install ZFS on Linux box.
The Z File System (ZFS) is a file system with volume management capabilities, commonly used for managing multiple disks of data and rivals some of the greatest RAID setups.
Install HP printer and scanner on Ubuntu linux box using hplip utility.
Normalize mp3 Files using mp3gain utility.
Convert .flac to .mp3 files using ffmpeg utulity.
The problem with installing Ubuntu with LVM using the installer will only give you 1 GB of swap space, which is insufficient for 16 GB of RAM. Also, it would install everything into a single root partition.
PCs have two boot modes - BIOS (Basic Input Output System) and UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface).