The values in /proc

Ever noticed that nobody on the web documents the /proc filesystem very well. Well guess what. There is a man page for it.

I’ve always been extremely frustrated with the fact that /proc has thousands of values in there and I didn’t know what any of them meant. Well, it turns out that running

man proc

will actually give to the man page for the entire /proc file system. I know this eliminated one of my huge sources of frustration with Linux documentation.

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