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Old 10-30-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Can't close Kwrite!


Hi all,

I was running 6 instances of Kwrite and all seemed fine until I tried to shut the program down. No joy via the GUI and none either via the console. I can't find any process running named 'kwrite' when I run 'top' and am wondering if it has a different process name? How can I kill Kwrite without having to reboot?

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Old 10-30-2009, 04:19 PM   #2
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Probably with the command 'xkill'

.. provides a "kill symbol" which can be clicked
on the application.
 
Old 10-30-2009, 04:44 PM   #3
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In KDE 3.5.x: <CTRL><ALT><ESC>
"Kill window" special cursor appears. Click it on the window to be killed. It dies.

Otherwise <CTRL> <ESC>
Wait.

You'll see a list of all running processes. Click on the one you wish to kill. Click [Kill]

Lather, rinse, repeat.
 
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Okay, thanks guys. It's obviously not functional on my particular system. I get a skull and crossbones symbol as a cursor, but it's totally inoperative and doesn't do shit on l/r mouseclicks/mouseovers/whatever. THanks anyway. I'm off to bed now. Bit late here now.
 
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CTRL-ALT-BKSP restarts your KDE.

If that fails, in a root console or CTRL-ALT-F1:
/etc/init.d/kdm stop
/etc/init.d/kdm start


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Old 11-01-2009, 10:05 PM   #6
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ps aux | grep kwrite
lepagee 1406 0.6 0.8 375032 32736 tty1 Sl 23:04 0:00 kwrite
lepagee 10903 0.0 0.0 88864 796 pts/2 R+ 23:05 0:00 grep --colour=auto kwrite

Kwrite process is called kwrite. killall -9 kwrite should do it
 
  


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