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Kill a daemon by name, not by PID

Terminal - Kill a daemon by name, not by PID
kill_daemon() { echo "Daemon?"; read dm; kill -15 $(netstat -atulpe | grep $dm | cut -d '/' -f1 | awk '{print $9}') }; alias kd='kill_daemon
2009-05-26 20:39:56
User: P17
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Kill a daemon by name, not by PID

Just find out the daemon with $ netstat -atulpe. Then type in his name and he gets the SIGTERM.

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try:

killall

ie:

killall firefox-bin
Comment by sudopeople 322 weeks and 1 day ago

killall httpd

killall -HUP syslog-ng

Comment by MRobvious 322 weeks and 1 day ago

pkill

man pkill

Comment by voyeg3r 322 weeks ago

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