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Find the full path of an already running process

Terminal - Find the full path of an already running process
readlink -f /proc/<pid>/cmdline
2009-05-26 10:09:03
User: naseer
Functions: readlink
Find the full path of an already running process

Uses the pid to get the full path of the process. Useful when you do not which command got picked from the path


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Processes have no path.

To find the full path to the executed program:

readlink-f / proc / / exe


$ readlink -f /proc/$$/exe


Comment by ABATAPA 387 weeks and 1 day ago

command is wrong:

in order to get the path you have to do:

readlink -e /proc//exe


cat /proc//cmdline

Comment by angleto 386 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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