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Old 06-17-2004, 02:07 AM   #1
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how can i get the process id on exec a process

I am a newbie on linux !!

how can i get the process id on exec a process

can i store the pid in a file when i exec a program such as :

exe java HelloWorld

How can i get the process id when creating a new process

and kill it by a period of time???

thx for help!!
Old 06-17-2004, 03:06 AM   #2
Registered: May 2004
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Distribution: FreeBSD 5.2, Mandrake 9.2
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try the following:

ps -aux | grep <name of application> | cut -c byte[n-1]-byte[y-1]

and if you want to kill it, you have to write a script like:

procid = ps -aux | grep <name of application> | cut -c byte[n-1]-byte[y-1]
at <set time> kill -9 procid


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