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Old 02-14-2004, 11:05 PM   #1
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how do i close a program lol


well i have a game running
- its some weird thing where snow just falls down on your desktop...

but i dont know how to close it ... haha...

help?

thanks guys
 
Old 02-14-2004, 11:17 PM   #2
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alt-tab might bring up your desktop again, or hitting 'q' or escape should get you out of it.
 
Old 02-14-2004, 11:20 PM   #3
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meh no luck ...

hrm... is there a way i can do this in terminal?
 
Old 02-14-2004, 11:24 PM   #4
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try ps -x then kill it with kill or killall
 
Old 02-14-2004, 11:41 PM   #5
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hey thanks man

yeah i played around wiht the ps command and used ps -A

to view all my proccesses

the -x didnt show that one game lol

thanks again guys
 
Old 02-15-2004, 12:10 AM   #6
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Ctrl C
or top(will show all running processes in order of cpu use) then you can use the kill command.
 
  


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