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Kill multiple instances of a running process

Terminal - Kill multiple instances of a running process
pgrep rouge-process | xargs sudo kill -9
2010-05-09 22:30:05
User: mheadd
Functions: kill sudo xargs
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Kill multiple instances of a running process

Find and kill multiple instances of a process with one simple command.

Alternatives

There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
killall -9 rouge-process

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What others think

everyone who seems to know about pgrep doesn't seem to know about pkill somehow

Comment by rkulla 268 weeks and 2 days ago

Although the second takes longer, it reminds me how to use xargs, and I like that.

Comment by jonasrullo 268 weeks and 2 days ago

ok... I'll create a date command that reminds you how to rm your whole system. :p

Comment by rkulla 268 weeks and 2 days ago

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