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Re: bash, expressions, ???

On Sun  5 Jan 2003 22:08:39 +0000(+0100), Michael Naumann wrote:
> Nice trick. I usually used
> ps ax | grep lpd | grep -v grep
> but with that trick, I can shortcut things from now on.

A nifty alternative is
pgrep -l lpd
although its output is briefer than ps's.
pgrep is in the procps package.


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