well, I answered my own question again, ps -e and kill xxxx did the trick...
For anyone interested in having a TRUE transparent, bordeless desktop terminal, here's the command I'm using (this requires KDE, though, but should work under any desktop, I guess... I haven't been using Linux for so long
kstart --alldesktops --keepbelow --skippager --skiptaskbar Eterm --geometry 200x10+20+850 --borderless --scrollbar=false &
You can also incorporate a -t theme_name if you want to use a theme on Eterm, and also be sure to change the geometry properties to fit your needs.
Toss that line into an executable text file, load it at startup and voila!: one impressive console