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Monitoring file handles used by a particular process

Terminal - Monitoring file handles used by a particular process
lsof -c <process name> -r
2010-10-13 20:16:51
User: frank514
Monitoring file handles used by a particular process

-r : repeat mode


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Comment by Habitual 260 weeks and 4 days ago

Habitual, I reckon the -c argument is not picking up the command name you are passing to it.

Try: $ lsof -t -c commandname

It should return a PID, if not then recheck your command name. Note case sensitivity is import.

Comment by zlemini 260 weeks and 4 days ago

Well, stupid me, as usual didn't READ the post.

lsof -c 21029 -r vs lsof -c skype -r

Thanks for the assist! :)

Comment by Habitual 260 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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