Identify mounted filesystems

Conclusions

The tools presented in this article let you track down any filesystem. You can easily see what is mounted and where it can be found in the directory tree. This knowledge prevents you from accidentally deleting important data when performing an action with a hard disk because you are using the wrong parameters.

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank Axel Beckert for his criticism and suggestions regarding this article.

The Author

The digital nomad Frank Hofmann works from Berlin, Geneva, and Cape Town as a developer, LPI-certified trainer, and author. He is coauthor of Debian Package Management (http://www.dpmb.org).

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