In this blog post, we are going to show you ten useful lsof commands in Linux with examples.
The lsof command is a shortcut to List open files and shows the open files and which processes are using them. The lsof output describes several things, such as the identification number of the process that has opened the file, the process group identification number, the command the process is executing, the owner of the process, and many more.
In this tutorial, we will use the latest Ubuntu 22.04 OS, but you can choose any Linux distro you want. Let’s get started!