Posts tagged /proc

linux find swapping processes
posted on 2016-10-05 11:31

oneliner:

for file in /proc/*/status ; do awk '/VmSwap|Name/{printf $2 " " $3}END{ print ""}' $file; done | sort -k 2 -n
Linux: /proc overview
posted on 2016-02-02 05:32:55

This should do rather nicely:

for i in $(ls -l /proc/ | grep -e '^-' | awk '{print $9}' | grep -v -ekcore -ekallsyms -ekmsg -ekpagecount -ekpageflags); do echo $'\e[33;1m'$i$'\e[0m'; cat /proc/$i; done | less -R

All files from /proc/* are shown, except the memory maps (which won't help for browsing /proc anyway.).

Should you want to know which files/folders do exist besides the ones in /proc/*, try this:

for i in $(ls -l /proc | grep "^d" | awk '{print $9}' | grep -v -e "^[[:digit:]]"); do echo $'\e[33;1m'$i$'\e[0m'; find /proc/$i; done | less -R

It's nice to see improve, after all I dimly remember doing this in the past here, but this solution now is way better and also less brittle than that.

Besides, man 5 proc might help a little, too.

Show /proc contents
posted on 2014-11-27 08:52:22

To easily look and search the contents of the /proc folder in linux, try this one-liner:

temp=`mktemp`; \
for i in \
partitions diskstats crypto key-users keys softirqs version uptime stat meminfo loadavg \
interrupts devices cpuinfo consoles cmdline locks filesystems swaps slabinfo zoneinfo \
vmstat pagetypeinfo buddyinfo modules dma timer_stats timer_list sched_debug iomem ioports \
execdomains mdstat misc fb mtrr cgroups; \
do echo -e "\n\n\n\n\n"$"\e[1;33m/proc/"$i$"\e[0m""\n\n" >> $temp; \
cat /proc/$i >> $temp; \
done; \
less -RNS $temp && rm -rf $temp
  • pasteable into shell and will work
  • it will leave no file on disk
  • will color the name of each file its contents will print
  • result is searchable as it is displayed via less
  • memory stuff files were left out, since you really should not need them usually
  • process files (all numbers) were also omitted

Running as root helps, if you are not allowed to see something.

This blog covers .csv, .htaccess, .pfx, .vmx, /etc/crypttab, /etc/network/interfaces, /etc/sudoers, /proc, 10.04, 14.04, AS, ASA, ControlPanel, DS1054Z, GPT, HWR, Hyper-V, IPSEC, KVM, LSI, LVM, LXC, MBR, MTU, MegaCli, PHP, PKI, R, RAID, S.M.A.R.T., SNMP, SSD, SSL, TLS, TRIM, VEEAM, VMware, VServer, VirtualBox, Virtuozzo, XenServer, acpi, adaptec, algorithm, ansible, apache, apachebench, apple, arcconf, arch, architecture, areca, arping, asa, asdm, awk, backup, bandit, bar, bash, benchmarking, binding, bitrate, blackarmor, blowfish, bochs, bond, bonding, booknotes, bootable, bsd, btrfs, buffer, c-states, cache, caching, ccl, centos, certificate, certtool, cgdisk, cheatsheet, chrome, chroot, cisco, clamav, cli, clp, clush, cluster, coleslaw, colorscheme, common lisp, console, container, containers, controller, cron, cryptsetup, csync2, cu, cups, cygwin, d-states, database, date, db2, dcfldd, dcim, dd, debian, debug, debugger, debugging, decimal, desktop, df, dhclient, dhcp, diff, dig, display manager, dm-crypt, dmesg, dmidecode, dns, docker, dos, drivers, dtrace, dtrace4linux, du, dynamictracing, e2fsck, eBPF, ebook, efi, egrep, emacs, encoding, env, error, ess, esx, esxcli, esxi, ethtool, evil, expect, exportfs, factory reset, factory_reset, factoryreset, fail2ban, fbsd, fedora, file, filesystem, find, fio, firewall, firmware, fish, flashrom, forensics, free, freebsd, freedos, fritzbox, fsck, fstrim, ftp, ftps, g-states, gentoo, ghostscript, git, git-filter-branch, github, gitolite, gnutls, gradle, grep, grml, grub, grub2, guacamole, hardware, haskell, hdd, hdparm, hellowor, hex, hexdump, history, howto, htop, htpasswd, http, httpd, https, i3, icmp, ifenslave, iftop, iis, imagemagick, imap, imaps, init, innoDB, inodes, intel, ioncube, ios, iostat, ip, iperf, iphone, ipmi, ipmitool, iproute2, ipsec, iptables, ipv6, irc, irssi, iw, iwconfig, iwlist, iwlwifi, jailbreak, jails, java, javascript, javaws, js, juniper, junit, kali, kde, kemp, kernel, keyremap, kill, kpartx, krypton, lacp, lamp, languages, ldap, ldapsearch, less, leviathan, liero, lightning, links, linux, linuxin3months, lisp, list, livedisk, lmctfy, loadbalancing, locale, log, logrotate, looback, loopback, losetup, lsblk, lsi, lsof, lsusb, lsyncd, luks, lvextend, lvm, lvm2, lvreduce, lxc, lxde, macbook, macro, magento, mailclient, mailing, mailq, manpages, markdown, mbr, mdadm, megacli, micro sd, microsoft, minicom, mkfs, mktemp, mod_pagespeed, mod_proxy, modbus, modprobe, mount, mouse, movement, mpstat, multitasking, myISAM, mysql, mysql 5.7, mysql workbench, mysqlcheck, mysqldump, nagios, nas, nat, nc, netfilter, networking, nfs, nginx, nmap, nocaps, nodejs, numberingsystem, numbers, od, onyx, opcode-cache, openVZ, openlierox, openssl, openvpn, openvswitch, openwrt, oracle linux, org-mode, os, oscilloscope, overview, parallel, parameter expansion, parted, partitioning, passwd, patch, pdf, performance, pfsense, php, php7, phpmyadmin, pi, pidgin, pidstat, pins, pkill, plesk, plugin, posix, postfix, postfixadmin, postgres, postgresql, poudriere, powershell, preview, profiling, prompt, proxmox, ps, puppet, pv, pvecm, pvresize, python, qemu, qemu-img, qm, qmrestore, quicklisp, r, racktables, raid, raspberry pi, raspberrypi, raspbian, rbpi, rdp, redhat, redirect, registry, requirements, resize2fs, rewrite, rewrites, rhel, rigol, roccat, routing, rs0485, rs232, rsync, s-states, s_client, samba, sar, sata, sbcl, scite, scp, screen, scripting, seafile, seagate, security, sed, serial, serial port, setup, sftp, sg300, shell, shopware, shortcuts, showmount, signals, slattach, slip, slow-query-log, smbclient, snmpget, snmpwalk, software RAID, software raid, softwareraid, sophos, spacemacs, spam, specification, speedport, spi, sqlite, squid, ssd, ssh, ssh-add, sshd, ssl, stats, storage, strace, stronswan, su, submodules, subzone, sudo, sudoers, sup, swaks, swap, switch, switching, synaptics, synergy, sysfs, systemd, systemtap, tar, tcpdump, tcsh, tee, telnet, terminal, terminator, testdisk, testing, throughput, tmux, todo, tomcat, top, tput, trafficshaping, ttl, tuning, tunnel, tunneling, typo3, uboot, ubuntu, ubuntu 16.04, udev, uefi, ulimit, uname, unetbootin, unit testing, upstart, uptime, usb, usbstick, utf8, utm, utm 220, ux305, vcs, vgchange, vim, vimdiff, virtualbox, virtualization, visual studio code, vlan, vmstat, vmware, vnc, vncviewer, voltage, vpn, vsphere, vzdump, w, w701, wakeonlan, wargames, web, webdav, weechat, wget, whois, wicd, wifi, windowmanager, windows, wine, wireshark, wpa, wpa_passphrase, wpa_supplicant, x2x, xfce, xfreerdp, xmodem, xterm, xxd, yum, zones, zsh

View posts from 2017-02, 2017-01, 2016-12, 2016-11, 2016-10, 2016-09, 2016-08, 2016-07, 2016-06, 2016-05, 2016-04, 2016-03, 2016-02, 2016-01, 2015-12, 2015-11, 2015-10, 2015-09, 2015-08, 2015-07, 2015-06, 2015-05, 2015-04, 2015-03, 2015-02, 2015-01, 2014-12, 2014-11, 2014-10, 2014-09, 2014-08, 2014-07, 2014-06, 2014-05, 2014-04, 2014-03, 2014-01, 2013-12, 2013-11, 2013-10


Unless otherwise credited all material Creative Commons License by sjas