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Old 03-17-2004, 10:38 AM   #1
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Shutdown a program

I currently have another browser open that I can't exit. Is there a way to exit a program even if it is hung. You know like a way to kill the process?

It is VERY annoying
Old 03-17-2004, 10:42 AM   #2
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`xkill` should do it. in KDE, kicker->utilities->xutilities->xkill

dunno about gnome, but you can also call it from a command prompt
Old 03-17-2004, 10:44 AM   #3
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or type 'ps ax' in the console, find the process id of the app and type 'kill -9 pid' where pid is the process id.
Old 03-17-2004, 11:44 AM   #4
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If both the programs are hung,then type ctrl-alt-F1 and login to the root and try to kill the program with the corresponding PID with command kill PID
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CTRL + ALT +ESC works under many distro.... turns you mouse cursor into a scull and crossbones that you can "drop" on any application to kill it....
Old 03-18-2004, 09:11 AM   #6
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in some managers, like windowmaker, pressing <ctrl> and closing the window works.

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xkill is by far the easiest way to kill a non responding program.


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