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Terminal - Commands tagged pkill - 5 results
pkill -9 -u username
2012-02-28 14:50:21
User: nssy
Tags: pkill
0

Its just shorter. Does the same thing though

pkill -{signal} mpg321
2011-11-23 12:11:02
User: neurignacio
0

useful signals are:

pkill -SIGSTOP mpg321 #pause pkill -SIGCONT mpg321 #resume pkill -SIGHUP mpg321 #stop pkill -SIGKILL mpg321 #force exit

TIP: use aliases or shortcuts to control mpg321 from the Desktop Manager

dcfldd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null
2010-05-14 17:37:03
User: twjolson
Tags: dd kill pkill
1

dcfldd is a forensic version of dd that shows a process indicator by default.

pkill -USR1 ^dd$
2010-05-14 16:25:01
User: atoponce
Tags: dd kill pkill
3

The 'dd' command doesn't provide a progress when writing data. So, sending the "USR1" signal to the process will spit out its progress as it writes data. This command is superior to others on the site, as it doesn't require you to previously know the PID of the dd command.

pkill -9 -f program
2009-07-12 14:46:14
User: ioggstream
Tags: kill pgrep pkill
1

Kills a process matching program. I suggest using

$ pgrep -fl program

to avoid over-killings

Nice the following: kills all bash process owned by guest

$ pkill -9 -f bash -u guest