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Re: [tlug] Who is www-data, and why do they want my CPU?

On 19/03/2008, SL Baur <> wrote:

> On 3/18/08, Dave M G <> wrote:
>  >  Next time it happens, I'll run:
>  >
>  > sudo find / -follow -type f -name www-data
> No.  Do it now.  That's a simple find command, it doesn't require a running
>  process in order to work.

Follow Steve's advice, but also note that www-data might be the name
of the *user* the process is running as, not the name of the process.
A few posts in this thread have indicated that Ubuntu has a www-data
user, so there may be some confusion there.


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