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Proc filesystem tools

Miscellaneous proc FS tools: fuser, killall, and pstree. Fuser identifies what processes are using files; killall kills a process by its name, similar to a pkill found in some other Unices; pstree shows currently running processes in a tree format.


version 23.0rc1 (stable)
released on 3 December 2016

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Related Projects

  • Fileutils
  • Procps


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Janet Casey22 October 2002

Leaders and contributors

Craig Small Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildncurses library and headers
Required to usencurses

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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