Top 15 processes with the largest number of open files

lsof +c 15 | awk '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn | head
See the summary.
Sample Output
   5993 chromium-browse
   1466 gwibber-service
   1148 xfce4-terminal
    765 bash
    725 ssh
    721 apache2
    314 pidgin
    298 thunderbird-bin
    295 gtk-window-deco
    288 firefox

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By: SEJeff
2012-05-25 16:31:46

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