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Old 12-17-2003, 12:10 PM   #1
iNFERiON
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Force program shutdown


Hi,

I run on Mandrake 9.2 and sometimes a program crashes that badly that it does not respond anymore. When I try to close it, it won't. The window stays open, not responding to anything. Is there a way to force the program to shutdown (like you do END PROCESS in Win2000 Task Manager) ? I don't like a Menu with inactive items.

Thanks in advance,
a
 
Old 12-17-2003, 12:20 PM   #2
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Kill it. Xkill is a nice way to do it. Run 'xkill'. Your cursor will turn into crosshairs. Take aim & shoot down that misbehaving program. Also you can kill using the KDE process manager, 'kpm'. You can also view and kill with the text-based process manager 'top'. You can kill using the 'kill' command: 'kill [proceess id]' or 'killall [process name]'. Run commands/programs at a command line or at the 'Run Command' dialog.
 
Old 12-17-2003, 12:58 PM   #3
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thanks, tried XKill, but instead of killing the program, it killed my complete menu ... but I now found it how it works. Thanks for the help.
 
Old 12-17-2003, 01:06 PM   #4
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U could press cntrl+escape, that opens a window similar to one u see when u hit alt+cntrl+del in windoze

Select the program u wish to kill and there u have it
 
Old 12-17-2003, 01:07 PM   #5
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If u wish to kill X at any time, press Alt+Backspace
 
  


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