Lists information about files opened by processes (programs) on a un*x box.

Generally runnable by root.

An open file may be a regular file, a directory, a block special file, a character special file, an executing text reference, a library, a stream or a network file (Internet socket, NFS file or UNIX domain socket.) A specific file or all the files in a file system may be selected by path.

In a nutshell, use it to...

It will probably work with your flavor of un*x, very helpful command line tool for day to day work..

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