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Old 01-11-2002, 01:56 PM   #1
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How to kill program that has crashed?


My StarOffice has crashed, and I can't close the program window. When I click on the "X" it doesn't do anything.

How do I manually kill StarOffice so I can open it up again?
 
Old 01-11-2002, 02:05 PM   #2
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find its pid and then you can use the kill command..
you can find the pid with top or ps -aux and then use the kill command like this.. well usually what i do to kill a program..
Code:
kill -9 pid
 
Old 01-11-2002, 02:05 PM   #3
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You will need to find the process number for StarOffice in a terminal window with something like:

ps -l

You will then want to use:

kill (process number)

or

kill -9 (process number)

The kill -9 is a higher level kill command. It will pretty much always work.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 01-11-2002, 02:49 PM   #4
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an easier way to kill something u know the name of, or if there are multiple instances, is
$killall -9 proccessname
 
  


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