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Re: About user nobody

Quoting Satish Iyer <satish_tech2001@yahoo.co.in>:
> Hi,
>     I have installed Woody 3.0 r0 on my desktop
> system. At times I notice a process with high disk
> activity running under user name "nobody". How can I
> figure out which program is responsible for this and
> what exactly is it upto? 

Start with the process name.  Many daemons run a nobody to avoid
having exploitable permissions in case of an exploit.


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