We know that there can be millions of files available in a system, which can be binary files, text files, directories, and so on. When a file is not in use, they are just available on a storage device as
0 and 1. To view or process a file, it needs to be opened. An application that is executing may open multiple files. Knowing what files are opened by a running application is very useful. To know the list of opened files, the
lsof command is used.
Executing the following command gives the list of all opened files:
This gives a huge output of all the opened files.
To know the list of files opened by a specific application, first get the Process ID (PID) of the ...