commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again.
You can sign-in using OpenID credentials, or register a traditional username and password.
Subscribe to the feed for:
If you spot a dubious looking cp command running you can use this command to view what is being copied and to where.
1234 is the PID of the cp command being passed to the lsof utility.
3r.*REG will display the file/directory that is being read/copied.
4w.*REG will display the destination it is being written to.
There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!
If you can do better, submit your command here.
You must be signed in to comment.