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Want to see the complete path?
Authored by: memeemeee on May 25, '03 07:34:44PM
This hint is very good, and is what got me on the trail of this modification which will alow you to see All music files in use, (regardless of format) and consistantly shows the complete file path to the song (so If you have 6000 songs, and dont know which song called "baby baby" the person is listening to you can see the folder it's in)

lsof +D /Path/to/tunes

where path/to/tunes is obviously going to say /Users/yourname/etc.. Simple enough? If your collection is on a remote volume, you may need to prefix the command with sudo

sudo lsof +D /Path/to/tunes

the only thing, is to be sure to be very specific about the path to your music files, any active files within the specific path will be listed which can make for some LONG delays if you lsof the entire volume.

This command also works with any other downloads you may want to check up on (hotline, limewire, etc). they shouldnt appear unless they are active. I dont know if they'll stay listed if they are stuck... someone else can take it from here

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