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defragmentation in linux

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Why Linux doesn't need a defragmentation tool??
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No :wink:

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That's a good question! I threw it into my favourite web search engine, and it came back with this:
https://www.howtogeek.com/115229/htg-ex ... agmenting/
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Moem wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:33 am
That's a good question! I threw it into my favourite web search engine, and it came back with this:
https://www.howtogeek.com/115229/htg-ex ... agmenting/
Herr Moem, good read! :idea: Tanks for the link.
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Your system will get slower if your drive is too full but nothing like WIndows.
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blueicetwice wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:44 am
Herr Moem, good read!
Thanks, but 'Herr' doesn't really apply. :)
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Kim447 wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:18 am
Why Linux doesn't need a defragmentation tool??
Because Linux isn't Windoze. Image
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Kim447 wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:18 am
Why Linux doesn't need a defragmentation tool??
At your own risk:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/defragfs/
I never tested it.
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Ive got the code for a terminal command for a defragger for linux but i refuse to post it knowing that some folks will screw up their systems with it...DAMIEN
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Moem wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:33 am
That's a good question! I threw it into my favourite web search engine, and it came back with this:
https://www.howtogeek.com/115229/htg-ex ... agmenting/
That page has a very good explanation of the differences between Windows and Linux disk systems. Very interesting.

Several posts in this thread are just smug condescension and do not answer the question asked which was why Linux does not defrag. That attitude is not helpful in gaining converts as it tends to turn people away.
Moem wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:54 am
blueicetwice wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:44 am
Herr Moem, good read!
Thanks, but 'Herr' doesn't really apply. :)
One "r" will suffice. :)
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