How to find processes from Python

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Jul 28 06:02:02 CEST 2008


In message
<9f04931c-867b-4ff3-820c-3f8d0bfd2618 at e53g2000hsa.googlegroups.com>, Johny
wrote:

> Is there a way how to find out  running processes?E.g. how many
> Appache's processes are running?

Under Linux, every process has a procfs directory /proc/<pid>, where <pid>
is the process ID. In here you will find all kinds of interesting
information about the process command line, what files it has open, its
environment, its memory usage etc.



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