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Old 08-31-2004, 02:38 PM   #1
xedios
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dumb question


Hi all

I was wondering if I could kill a proces by his name

ig.

If I wish to kill a proces i do so

#ps -ef|grep " app name "

#and then I get a pid

#kill -9 pid

So if it's there a simplier way to kill this please letmi know


Thanx
Xedios
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:07 PM   #2
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You can try pidof... As long as you don't have several processes of the same name running.

# kill $(pidof app_name)

That depends on pidof being in your path, otherwise you can use...

# kill $(/sbin/pidof app_name)
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:10 PM   #3
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ok thanx

but Imagin that i like to kil several instances of wget or some other proces ... does this work an kils every proces by this name ??
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:18 PM   #4
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Why don't you just use KSysGuard, it's like the windows task manager and you can highlight serveral processes and click Kill
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:19 PM   #5
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because I DONT HAVE A GUI

Thanx
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Old 08-31-2004, 03:23 PM   #6
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if it's an application, usually

Code:
killall appname
does the trick.
 
Old 08-31-2004, 03:24 PM   #7
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