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Grep not needed
Authored by: extra88 on Jan 29, '04 11:36:07PM

If you know which file in Trash is in use (which apparently you do since you're grepping for its name), open Terminal, enter "lsof " (mind the space) then drag the file's icon from Trash's Finder window into the Terminal window. That'll put the full path of the file on the command line so just hit Return and lsof will spit back the program information.

The grep method is useful for the other person who can't unmount volumes because a file on them is in use.



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