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How do I display which type of filesystem I am currently browsing (i.e. ext3, ext4, or xfs)?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

use the mount command

$mount

lists all mounted file systems

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How about:

df -T . | awk '{ print $2 }'

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Didn't work for me (Fedora 14) - just gave 'type' and then the blocksize of the last partition – Linker3000 Feb 9 '11 at 22:10
    
doesn't work on mac, fyi – jakev Feb 9 '11 at 22:11
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I get better output with df -T -P | awk '{ print $1"\t"$2 }' – Linker3000 Feb 9 '11 at 22:17
    
@Linker3000, pipe that into column -t for prettier output. – glenn jackman Jul 19 '13 at 16:56

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