Abstract. In this article there will be made a presentation as detailed as possible of the most important characteristics of Ext2 files, which are some of the most used file systems of LINUX operating system. Also here there will be analyzed the main settings from Ext2 file system, and the base attributes that characterize this type of files. Also there will be presented the base structure of Ext2 file system, on fields and blocks, for a correct understanding of the work type and administration approach by LINUX operating system. All these characteristics have the purpose of presenting a few aspects concerning the work approach with Ext2 files and some optimization work methods with LINUX operating system.
Keywords: files, folders, setting, attributes, fields, optimization, connections