kill

send signal to a process

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kill -9 -1Stop all process that you own

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kill `ps ax | grep firefox | grep -v grep | awk '{print $1}'`Kill the application firefox

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kill -USR1 1231Send signal SIGUSR1 to the process 1231, This does not stop the process, SIGUSR1 is an action defined by the application that is running

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kill -9 1234Stop process 1234 from running -9 kills the process even if it hangs up

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kill -SIGKILL 371kill process 371 issuing signal SIGKILL.

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kill -kill 0Stop all processes and log off.

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kill %1kills job labeled [1]

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kill -HUP 123Restart process 123

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kill 1234kill process 1234 normally, process could still catch the signal and not end

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kill 123 543 2341 3453

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kill -9 -1

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kill -l 11

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kill 1234 5678To kill multiple process, separate them by a space.

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kill -L

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