Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 1st Mar 2011 17:01 UTC, submitted by Petur
General Unix "The proc filesystem is a special filesystem found on most UNIX-based systems. It holds a great deal of information, in ASCII format, most of which is not very friendly to the average user. [...] I've made a list of some of the files i find to be of most use."
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Going away....
by Milo_Hoffman on Wed 2nd Mar 2011 19:26 UTC
Milo_Hoffman
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2005-07-06

Isn't /proc going away?

I think its deprecated in favor of /sys now and will be going away in the future.

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RE: Going away....
by Lazarus on Wed 2nd Mar 2011 21:59 in reply to "Going away...."
Lazarus Member since:
2005-08-10

Isn't /proc going away?

I think its deprecated in favor of /sys now and will be going away in the future.


The Linux /proc is not going away, what is slowly happening is that anything not specifically process related is being moved out of it and into /sys

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