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Old 09-25-2007, 09:43 AM   #1
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how to kill processes

hi, i`m trying to kill some different sessions, like when I use ALT+F3, ALT+F4 and so on, actually i have to reboot the pc, but i want to see those sessions and then kill them, can you help me?
Old 09-25-2007, 09:59 AM   #2
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From a gui, you can do Alt+Esc to bring up your Process Table and kill them that way. From commandline type: ps ax|grep <program name>, this will show you the program name(s) and pid number, then type: kill <number of program>.
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If you're using Gnome it also has a "Control console" that gives you a list of running programs similar to the ctrl-alt-del list under windows and you can kill programs from there as well...


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