How to Input the Linux Command ‘ipcs’

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ipcs provides information on the ipc facilities for which the calling process has read access.

The -i option allows a specific resource id to be specified. Only information on this id will be printed.

Resources may be specified as follows:

-m shared memory segments

-q message queues

-s semaphore arrays

-a all (this is the default)

The output format may be specified as follows:

-t time

-p pid

-c creator

-l limits

-u summary


Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.