Android File Systems
This chapter provides tutorial notes on Android file systems. Topics include introduction of file systems or partitions; common directories in the file system hierarchy; 'df -H' and 'mount' commands to display file systems, and and space usages; 'find -L . -name' command to search files.
File System Hierarchy and Common Directories
"df -H" - Display Mounted File Systems
"mount" - Display Mounted File Systems
"find -L . -name" - Search Files on Android System
- A file system is partition of a storage device formatted
in a specific way to store data.
- The file system hierarchy is the logical representation of
multiple file systems organized in a tree structure.
- Each file system (or partition) is attached (or mounted) to a specific named node
(referred as director or folder) in the tree.
- /system/app is the directory for pre-installed application packages.
- /product/app is the directory for user-installed application packages.
- /storage/sdcard is the directory for user files like, Downloads, Movie, Music, Pictures and Ringtones.
- "df -H" to display mounted file systems and their space usages.
- "mount" to display all file systems with their types and mount options.
- "find -L . -name" to search for files on Android systems.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System
Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator
Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System
Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid
Android Application Package (APK) Files
Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool
►Android File Systems
AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information
android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle
View Objects and Layout Resource Files
Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging
Build Process and Package File Content
Building Your Own Web Browser
Android Command Line Shell
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet
USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet
Android Tablet - LG-V905R
USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet
Android Phone - LG-P925g
USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone
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