To find the filesystem type of a specific path in Linux, you can use the df command followed by the path you want to check. Here’s the basic syntax:

df -Th /path/to/directory
  • -T stands for “print filesystem type” and is used to display the filesystem type.
  • -h is optional and stands for “human-readable.” It formats the output in a more human-friendly way, showing sizes in human-readable units (e.g., MB, GB).

Replace /path/to/directory with the actual path you want to check. For example:

df -Th /mnt/data

This command will display information about the filesystem type of the specified directory.

Here’s a breakdown of what the output might look like:

Filesystem     Type      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1      ext4       50G   20G   28G  42% /

In this example, the filesystem type of /mnt/data is ext4.

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