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Is it possible to list all files that are opened by a process [duplicate]

I know that lsof can list all files which are being opened by running processes. If there is a process, which will open a file and then will be terminated, I don't think I can catch the file that is ...
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Generic debugging / logging / tracing filesystem directory & file access? [duplicate]

This is my particular problem: I'm trying to set up git on a server, for which I'm doing a test on a locally installed apache on Ubuntu 14.04; for instance, I can do git clone fine over HTTP, but git ...
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What is a bind mount?

What is a “bind mount”? How do I make one? What is it good for? I've been told to use a bind mount for something, but I don't understand what it is or how to use it.
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monitoring file changes + process access to files

I would like to see what's happening in my app server folders, i.e. which files are changed by process x or which *.war files have been changed (replaced/created) in the last x minutes. Is there a ...
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Filter out failed syscalls from strace log

I can run strace on a command like sleep 1 and see what files it's accessing like this: strace -e trace=file -o strace.log sleep 1 However, on my machine, many of the calls have a return value of -1 ...
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LoggedFS configuration file syntax

What is the syntax of the LoggedFS configuration file? The official documentation only had usage instructions for the loggedfs command and a configuration file example. Ok, it's XML, but what are all ...
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How to record filesystem operations history?

Is it possible to record recent files operation? By operations i mean moving, renaming, deleting, creating etc. Not full log with seeks and stuff.
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Does Linux provide file system journaling with Btrfs?

NTFS provides something called journal. I think it is a record of actions like file rename/move/deletes done by any application. Can I get the similar journal or log on Linux + BTRFS? One BTRFS ...
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View temporary files which exist for milliseconds

I'm trying to debug a program which is not logging the information I need. Fortunately, it does write temporary files which should contain the information. These files are written to a directory like: ...
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How do I trace why printing pdf from Ghostscript vs Evince is different?

I'm trying to get a better sense of how the "Print to File" option works on Linux Mint. Basically, when I open a PDF with Evince and print it to PDF, the output is different from the original, and ...