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Linux Administration: A Beginner’s Guide (Sixth Edition) by Wale Soyinka

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CHAPTER 10
Knobs and Dials: Virtual File Systems
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Most operating systems offer a mechanism by which the insides of the OS can be probed and operational parameters can be set when needed. In Linux, this mechanism is provided by the so-called virtual or pseudo-file systems. The proc file system is a popular virtual file system on Linux-based OSs. The /proc directory is the mount point for the proc file system, and thus the two terms (proc vs. ...

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