4 Examples To List all Drives (Mounted and Unmounted) on Linux
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In this article we are going to show you four ways to show all drives, mounted or unmounted, on a Linux operating system.

A disk drive is a technology that enables the reading, writing, deleting and modifying of data on a computer storage disk. It is either a built-in or external component of a disk that manages the disk’s input/output (I/O) operations.

A disk partition in a hard disk is also known as a disk drive, such as drive Sda1 and drive Sdb2, etc.

Example # 1: Listing with the “fdisk” Command

The “fdisk” command can be used to display the drives in Linux in the manner shown below:

$ sudo fdisk -l

Example # 2: Listing with the “parted” Command:

The “parted” command can be used to display the disk partitions in Linux in the manner shown below:

$ sudo parted -l

Example # 3: Listing with the “lsblk” Command:

The “lsblk” command can be used to display the system drives in Linux in the manner shown below:

$ lsblk

Example # 4: Listing with the “blkid” Command:

The “blkid” command can be used to display available drives in Linux in the manner shown below:

$ sudo blkid

Conclusion

In this article we showed you four ways to list all drives, mounted or unmounted, on a Linux operating system.

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