smint smint - 4 months ago 10
Linux Question

Tool which shows me which files are written in Linux?

I found in IOStat, that some part of my application is writing extensively, but I don't know which process it is and what files it is writing to. In Vista there is a tool fo that which shows the files that have been active in the last 30 Seconds. Is there something similar for Linux?

Answer

What you are looking for is lsof. It's a command line tool but there is also a GUI for it at sourceforge.