These guides concern storage devices. They explain how to use hard disks, CD-ROMs, USB drives and such with Ubuntu.
Renaming Ext2 and Ext3 Partitons - How to change the display name of a hard drive, mostly external hard drives, so it shows up your preferred name instead of 'usbdisk'.
Accessing files on your Windows drive (FAT and NTFS)
Renaming Windows Partitions Renaming FAT32 / NTFS / Ext2 / Ext3 Partition Labels
Partitioning - Partition your HD for other OS's and swap space.
DiskSpace - How many partitions and which size for an Ubuntu installation
SwapSpace - Swap memory requirements.
Manage Disc Images - How to convert CloneCD to ISO and mount ISO files.
Burning CDs and DVDs - How to burn CD-R and DVR/+-R/+-RW/DL.
Eject CD - How to add a launcher on your panel to eject your cdrom.
USB flash drives - How to use a USB stick with Ubuntu.
Encrypted Filesystems - How to transparently encrypt hard discs (including iPod / USB Stick).
DrivesAndPartitionsSecurity - Security considerations when creating partitions and mounting volumes
External information on Drives and Partitions
http://www.linuxsa.org.au/tips/disk-partitioning.html - Disk partitioning