Why doesn't Linux need defragmenting?

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shady_inc

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Hehe....your link came to help at the right time.I was wondering why ubuntu doesn't have a defragmentor when I stumbled here.!!:D
 

Cool G5

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Yeah Good.
@Praka123 - Help me buddy,i am making my switch to linux.
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praka123

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already there is defrag for ext2.u need a livecd or another distro installed containing defrag to try it.make sure u dont mount!afaik there is not any difference.with ext4 on the anvil,the idea of defrag also is not needed!.
 
Nice one. I myself am a big fan of the ext3 file system on Linux. its very stable without any hassles of defragmenting. Always gives good performance no matter how roughly you use it.
 
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