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Old 07-30-2004, 10:10 AM   #1
stephnane
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Is a file in writting


Hi.

I need to know if some user is writing a file.
Is there any command to know this.

Thanks.

Stephane
 
Old 07-30-2004, 10:43 AM   #2
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One possibility would be with the lsof command. It lists open files. Be warned, you will get lots of output. Piping it into grep or to a text file would be advisable

EDIT: lsof is a system command. So you'll likely need to be root to execute it...

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Old 07-30-2004, 09:39 PM   #3
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The ps command lists all running processes, by user, including the path to applications and files they may be using. Examples of commands: ps aux, ps --User <username>. See the man pages for more info on how to use ps.
 
  


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