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Old 08-13-2004, 01:05 AM   #1
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monitoring active processes and identifying the required processes.

can i write a program that finds out which all user processes are running on the users computer at any given time & identify whether a particular program is running or not.
Old 08-13-2004, 01:10 AM   #2
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use the /proc file system, and check out 'man proc'.
Old 08-13-2004, 02:58 AM   #3
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Yes the best way is to use /proc file system
also you can get the output from PS or PS -A command, or top command. check all.

/proc filesystem (best)


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