Linux file systems

All articles about the purpose of a file system and how it works. Learn how to become a specialist to further secure your system.


Linux systems use a file system to store and process data. In this section we have a look at what a file system and supporting articles to learn more about it. Purpose of a file system At its core, a file system is the method by which data is organized and stored on a storage device. The storage device is typically a hard drive or solid-state drive (SSD), but it can also be memory.