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Re: Track file usage



On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 15:39, Andy Pieters wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> Those of you who have had the punishment of maintaining workstations with m$ 
> on it might have heard, or even used filemon (from sysinternals).  It hooks 
> itself on the kernel and keeps an eye on what application accesses what file.
> 
> Is anyone aware of such an utlity for Linux?  No fancy gui needed, plain old 
> cli will suffice.
> 
> Basically what I want to do is launch the app, then run another program and 
> see what files are being opened by that program.


Try lsof


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