What Is ext4 (Fourth Extended Filesystem)?

October 24, 2023

ext4 (Fourth Extended File System) is a widely used Linux and Unix-like file system. The file system builds on the previous version (ext3) and adds improved performance and scalability.

The ext4 file system balances performance and reliability and appears on desktop and server systems.


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