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fuser, files, and processes

Mar 30, 2009, 23:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"Basic usage is: fuser filename.txt, which will give you this output:

/home/juliet/filename.txt: 13644

That number is the ID of the process that's accessing the file. Use fuser -u filename.txt to see which user owns the process:"

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