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pid of manually selecting window

Terminal - pid of manually selecting window
xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}'
2013-01-25 08:04:07
User: totti
Functions: awk
pid of manually selecting window


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This is really great to make a tiny shortcut for killing unreponsive windows:

kill -9 $(xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}')

Thank you!

Comment by michelsberg 182 weeks and 2 days ago

Nifty. Seems like xkill would work if your disto has it.

Comment by __ 181 weeks and 3 days ago

killing unreponsive windows

xkill -button 1
Comment by totti 180 weeks and 6 days ago

Use the X 3 finger salute: ctrl-alt-esc and click on the unresponsive window

Comment by seattlegaucho 177 weeks and 4 days ago

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