currently mounted filesystems in nice layout

mount | column -t
Particularly useful if you're mounting different drives, using the following command will allow you to see all the filesystems currently mounted on your computer and their respective specs with the added benefit of nice formatting.
Sample Output
/dev/sda1   on  /                         type  ext3        (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro)
tmpfs       on  /lib/init/rw              type  tmpfs       (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
/proc       on  /proc                     type  proc        (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
sysfs       on  /sys                      type  sysfs       (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
varrun      on  /var/run                  type  tmpfs       (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
varlock     on  /var/lock                 type  tmpfs       (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777)
udev        on  /dev                      type  tmpfs       (rw,mode=0755)
tmpfs       on  /dev/shm                  type  tmpfs       (rw,nosuid,nodev)
devpts      on  /dev/pts                  type  devpts      (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=620)
fusectl     on  /sys/fs/fuse/connections  type  fusectl     (rw)
securityfs  on  /sys/kernel/security      type  securityfs  (rw)

By: thechile
2009-03-20 14:18:56

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What Others Think

Nice indeed. But some issues when there is whitespaces in mount point.
CodSpirit · 605 weeks ago
Ye flipping gods! How did I go twenty years in *nix without finding out about column?
TheMightyBuzzard · 605 weeks ago
That's what I'm talking about. These sort of commands are what make this site shine. Very nice.
atoponce · 605 weeks ago
to TheMightyBuzzard : I've found "cd -" and this "columnt -t" today - 18 years of *nix :-)
vleolml · 597 weeks and 4 days ago
So Coooooooooooooool !!!
unixmonkey5001 · 585 weeks and 1 day ago
findmnt is now superior.
dash · 387 weeks and 6 days ago
Obvious alias: alias mounts='mount | column -t'
lordtoran · 89 weeks and 2 days ago
Not sure what the purpose of this command is.
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Lisa1812 · 8 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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