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find all processes named hunger and force kill, minus the grep itself and output to a file called fu.bar

Terminal - find all processes named hunger and force kill, minus the grep itself and output to a file called fu.bar
ps -auwx|egrep hunger|grep -v grep| awk '{print "kill -9",$1}' > ~/fu.bar
2009-02-05 11:43:38
User: lendellray
Functions: awk ps
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find all processes named hunger and force kill, minus the grep itself and output to a file called fu.bar

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Get PIDs of all foo processes:

pgrep foo

Terminate all foo processes with extreme prejudice:

killall -9 foo

YMMV on older Unix variants.

Comment by laburu 292 weeks and 6 days ago

You can skip the 'grep -v grep' by changing your awk to: awk '! /grep/ {print "kill -9", $1}'

Comment by menicosia 292 weeks and 4 days ago

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