Tag: lsof

10 lsof Command Examples in Linux

This is our ongoing series of Linux commands and in this article, we are going to review lsof command with practical examples. lsof meaning ‘LiSt Open Files’ is used to find out which files are open by which process. As we all know Linux/Unix considers everything as a file (pipes, sockets, directories, devices, etc). One

Practical examples of the use lsof command

The Linux lsof command lists information about files that are open by processes running on the system. (The lsof command itself stands for “list of open files”.) In this tutorial show practical examples of the use lsof command. Some of the Linux distributions do not come with installed lsof packages. However, it can be installed as follows: Install lsof in