Commands tagged ps grep (2)

  • When you 'ps|grep' for a given process, it turns out that grep itself appears as a valid line since it contains the RE/name you are looking for. To avoid grep from showing itself, simply insert some wildcard into process' name.


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    ps afx|grep [a]pache
    caruccio · 2012-04-16 03:50:32 0
  • Inner "ps...grep..." command searches for a process matching the specified . "lsof -p lists all file descriptors owned by . Includes open files, sockets, devices, etc... Show Sample Output


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    sudo lsof -p `sudo ps aux | grep -i neo4j | grep -v grep | awk '{ print $2 }'`
    andycunn · 2013-06-02 10:15:30 1

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Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
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Unlock your KDE4.3 session remotely
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