[PLUG] Tool To Identify Application Using Library?

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Fri Jan 27 09:28:13 PST 2006

On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Paul Heinlein wrote:

> You'd have to scan every binary on a system to get a full list, but you can
> tell which libraries are currently in use by which applications using lsof
> (here in a nifty pipe):

   Hmm-m-m. That's like asking how many times you missed having an accident
while driving.

   My reason for asking is that I know the libraries used for an Xfce panel
plugin but not the application name. I was hoping to find the latter via the

   In any case, I discovered how to find the installed plugins (right-click on
the panel move bars on either end) so now it's moot.

Many thanks,


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