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Old 06-28-2004, 12:23 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Problem identifying process

HI All

Is there an 'easish' way to find out what directory/files a process is using? Before you all jump in and say just do a long listing in ps I will give you an example that isnt that straight forward. If for example you have a java process that is running a Java application in its virtual machine, how then do you tell which directory the Java Application was originally executed from?

ANy Help much appreciated.
Old 06-28-2004, 01:25 AM   #2
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Try greping lsof
Old 06-28-2004, 01:36 AM   #3
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Ctrl/Esc brings up the process table. On KDE anyways
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This might not be any help, but I think I saw something like that in "man proc" which talks about the /proc "virtual filesystem"
Old 06-28-2004, 10:50 PM   #5
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Thanks everyone. I will give all of these options a try
Old 06-28-2004, 10:57 PM   #6
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ps with the a option will give the full path. I always use
ps aux


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