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Old 06-11-2009, 09:59 AM   #1
Paris Heng
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How to kill shell window

How to display current login shell and kill it?

It is like below? Please assist.

$kill tty
Old 06-11-2009, 10:04 AM   #2
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Old 06-11-2009, 10:49 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by barunparichha View Post
what i mean is remotely close the shell (multiple shell is open a server), maybe the shell is using my other people. I want to close the shell session that belong to other people. How ya?
Old 06-11-2009, 11:27 AM   #4
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I would assume that would be a login shell, so wouldn't you use logout? That shouldn't effect anyone else except the person who logged in (which is you, I guess).


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