lsof Tag Index

Using lsof to Find Open Files

lsof is one of the most useful utilities for Linux and Unix systems. At its most basic, lsof can help identify which files are being used by any given application and which network ports are open.
Tags: OS, utility, tip of the trade, lsof, open source servers

Recovering Deleted Files With lsof

Tip of the Trade: Accidentally deleted files are easily recovered with lsof.
Tags: Linux, OS, lsof

lsof, sockets and trojans

Tip of the Trade: lsof is a handy way to check for security problems or keep an eye on how your machines are interacting with the wider internet.
Tags: Linux, security, trojan, tip of the trade, lsof

lsof Seeks All Open Files

Tip of the Trade: From pipes to directories to sockets, lsof is able to locate all open files.
Tags: open source, utility, lsof, open source servers