EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of file system check.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fsck (countable and uncountable, plural fscks)

  1. (computing) A *nix file system check or the tool fsck that performs such a check.

InterjectionEdit

fsck

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging, vulgar, euphemistic) fuck
    • 2002, David D. Huff Jr., Re: Mandrake 8.2 Musings, alt.os.linux.mandrake, [1]
      At some point in your Linux career you should ask yourself:
      "If there are 3.4 million successful, happy Mandrake users...what the fsck is wrong with me?"
    • 2002, Lev Lafayette, Re: "We are all Africans under the Skin", alt.politics.nationalism.white, [2]
      What the fsck are you on?
    • 2003, Agelmar, Re: SSH problem, alt.roundtable, [3]
      At least I know what the fsck is going on with Slack...
Last modified on 25 August 2013, at 22:01