lsof - Utility to list open files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name lsof
Package version 4.86+dfsg
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 420 B
Download size 308.84 KB
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Lsof is a Unix-specific diagnostic tool.  Its name stands
for LiSt Open Files, and it does just that.  It lists
information about any files that are open, by processes
currently running on the system.


Package Version Architecture Repository
lsof_4.86+dfsg-1_i386.deb 4.86+dfsg i386 Debian Main
lsof - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.11
libperl4-corelibs-perl -
perl << 5.12.3-7


Type URL
Binary Package lsof_4.86+dfsg-1_amd64.deb
Source Package lsof

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install lsof deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install lsof




2012-04-25 - Nicholas Bamber <>
lsof (4.86+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* Imported into and documented procedures in README.source
[ Raoul Gunnar Borenius ]
* New upstream release (Closes: #596393) and (Closes: #520587)
* packaging is now done with plain debhelper.
* updated debian/control (added Uploaders:, include
upstream homepage, bumped standards version, etc.)
* changed debian/copyright to latest format
* added debian/patches/examples to correct path to perl interpreter 
* added debian/patches/manpage to add missing escape signs in
* added watch file and uscan helper files (repack.stub, repack.local)
in preparation for downloading and dfsg-repackaging of the newest source. 
[ Nicholas Bamber ]
* New upstream release (4.86) and refreshed manpage patch
* Added additional mirrors to watch file
* Marked examples patch as not requiring forwarding
* Removed obsolete debian/control clauses
* Enabled all tests apart from the NFS based test
* Passed '-n freebsd' to ./Configure on freebsd builds (cf. #589103)
* Added main comment to debian/copyright explaining modifications
to upstream tarball and added missing copyright stanzas
2012-02-26 - Raoul Gunnar Borenius <>
lsof (4.81.dfsg.1-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* changed path to perl interpreter in examples (Closes: #544533) 
2009-02-18 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.81.dfsg.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2008-09-04 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.80.dfsg.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2007-10-04 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.79~J-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream prerelease with support for file offsets.
2007-09-08 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.78.dfsg.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Justin Pryzby ]
* Fix FTBFS if built twice in a row. (closes: #424550)
* Fix dh_install in debian/rules to get proper permissions of the
lsof binary. (closes: #427683)
* Fix incorrect handling of nostrip build option. (closes: #437539)
[ Norbert Tretkowski ]
* Include upstream changelog. (closes: #377598)
2007-05-07 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.78.dfsg.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Finally set myself as maintainer.
2007-05-05 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.78.dfsg.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2006-05-15 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.77.dfsg.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Readded scripts which got lost with the upload of 4.77.dfsg.1-1.
* Documented the usage of example scripts. (closes: #184491)
2006-05-14 - Norbert Tretkowski <>
lsof (4.77.dfsg.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Removed lsof-2.2 dummy package. (closes: #302732, #367269)
* Updated standards-version to, no changes required.

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