Beginner install question about Filesystems on Linux

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by doxdoxbox, Oct 8, 2020.

  1. doxdoxbox

    doxdoxbox New Member

    I'm new on Linux and I don't understand filesystems.
    ext2? ext3? ext4? VFAT? XFS? This seems confusing to me. I need to choose one for my hard drive in order to install Linux, but which one is the best?
    Can I change it later if there's a problem, or am I stuck with whatever I choose?
  2. Taleman

    Taleman Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

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