A few questions...
jlimon at eml.cc
Thu Apr 9 01:10:12 UTC 2009
Roy Smith wrote:
> Hi Everyone! Being fairly new to Ubunto and Linux in general, I've
> got a few questions. I've been using computers for a long time,
> started out with a C-64, then progressed to an Amiga, and for the past
> 11 years I've been using various versions of Windows. Over the years
> I've gotten accustomed to having to do various maintenance tasks with
> the computer, such as checking the file system for errors,
> defragmenting the drives and so on. I've found a few programs to do
> some of the things I'm accustomed to doing except I can't find where
> you would defragment the drives. Is it necessary?
As long as you are using ext3 (which is the standard filesystem in
Ubuntu), defragging is unnecessary.
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