Show an application's environment variables

sudo sed 's/\o0/\n/g' "/proc/$(pidof -x firefox)/environ" ;# replace firefox

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2009-06-21 09:47:02

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What Others Think

Why sudo?
Josay · 469 weeks and 5 days ago
If you do not own the process, then the permissions of /proc/$PID/environ do not allow you to read the file.
bwoodacre · 469 weeks and 4 days ago
Why don't you delete the ";# replace firefox" in the command and write it in the comment? It keeps the command more readable.
cyrusza · 370 weeks and 4 days ago

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