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  1. The findmnt command line tool is used in Linux and Unix-like operating systems to locate mounted filesystems.
  2. It stands for "find mount" and helps users identify the mounted filesystems on their system.
  3. The command can be used without any arguments to display a list of all currently mounted filesystems.
  4. It provides detailed information about each mounted filesystem, including the mount point, device, source, file system type, and various other attributes.
  5. The output of findmnt can be customized by specifying different display options, such as filtering by specific filesystem types or devices.
  6. By default, the command presents the information in a tabular format, making it easier for users to read and understand.
  7. It can also show other relevant information like the optional mount options and the security attributes associated with each filesystem.
  8. With the help of command-line options, the user can display mount options, search for specific filesystems, specify the output format, and more.
  9. The findmnt command is particularly useful for system administrators who need to manage and troubleshoot mounted filesystems.
  10. Overall, findmnt facilitates the exploration and identification of mounted filesystems in a clear and organized manner, aiding in system maintenance and debugging tasks.

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