Do I have to defrag in linux?

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Asked by Adrien

Q. Do I need to defrag Linux OR Unix file systems?

A. Well no, Linux and UNIX file systems are optimized and do not suffer from fragmentation problem in general. I recommend to see defrag FAQ page for more information.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.