Linux super-duper admin tools: lsof

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Hi all,

    Let us be geeky for a moment or two. I've written a long tutorial introducing the lsof (list open files) utility, a powerful, versatile tool for solving all kinds of system problems; includes a dandy practical example.

    You should read this if you're quarter-serious about Linux.

    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/lsof.html


    Regards,
    Mrk
     
  2. Wow cool. Thanks Mrk, you just saved me some major troubles down the line.
     
  3. apathy

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    Great tutorial,

    I've been on Linux Mint 9 far more often than Windows.
    I'd be on Linux 100% of the time if I didn't need Skype to do a radio
    program.
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    There's Skype for Linux, as well ...
    Mrk
     
  5. apathy

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    Yup there is but isn't anywhere near in development as the Windows versions.
    Sometimes Linux apps gets the shaft. It uses too much cpu with pulseaudio.
     
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