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Most probably you have heard many, many times the three words, virtual file system, but what exactly do they mean? In my recent article What does this /proc directory do? I mentioned that it uses a virtual file system. The /sys directory also uses a virtual file system. Modern secure distributions also like to use a virtual file system for their /tmp directories and to add more to the mix the device directory /dev has also moved to a virtual file system.

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