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Old 02-25-2002, 12:27 PM   #1
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end task

how do you end a task in linux?
Old 02-25-2002, 01:02 PM   #2
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Well, you can kill a task with the 'kill' command.

Normally (I prefer)

kill -9 1234

where 1234 is the id.
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use ps -aux or top to obtain the pid ( process id number )


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