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    Is there an equivilent to defrag for linux ?
    Can we see how much is free on a drive ?

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    not needed. The ext2 and ext3 (commonly used filesystems) don't need defraging.

    Check out the fsck man page (ie. enter "man fsck") for details on the command that is used to keep ext2 andext3 file systems healthy.

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    You really shouldn't have to fsck, either, unless you fill up your partition to about 95%+ of its capacity.
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