7 Linux commands to help you with disk management


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  • Published December 15, 2020
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This TechRepublic Premium article introduces users to some of the more useful disk management command line tools found on just about every Linux distribution. Once you have even a basic understanding of these commands, disk management in Linux will be considerably easier.

The list of available commands probably isn’t quite as long as you might expect. However, with the commands you’ll find here, you should be able to manage nearly every aspect of your disks.

From the article:

If you’ve served as a Windows admin for most of your career, and are only now beginning the transition to Linux, you’ve probably come to realize that the command line is optional on the desktop, but required on the server. That’s not to say you couldn’t make use of a GUI on the server side of things, but eventually you’ll find yourself absolutely diving into the terminal window to get things done with a level of productivity and efficiency the desktop environment cannot offer.

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