is there such a thing a drive defragger for mint?

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is there such a thing a drive defragger for mint?

Postby leo5111 on Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:13 am

just wondering if there is if defraggings needed etc...thanx :)
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Re: is there such a thing a drive defragger for mint?

Postby Fred on Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:41 am

leo5111,

Linux file systems don't normally need to be defragged. They are designed in such a way that they constantly are being defragged in normal use. That is not exactly technically correct but for this conversation it is close enough. :-)

Defragging a Windows file system is a work-around for design flaws Microsoft was kind enough to include, free of charge. :-)

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Re: is there such a thing a drive defragger for mint?

Postby leo5111 on Sat Jun 14, 2008 1:10 am

well wasnt that nice of Microsoft :lol:
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