pid of manually selecting window

xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}'

By: totti
2013-01-25 08:04:07

What Others Think

This is really great to make a tiny shortcut for killing unreponsive windows: kill -9 $(xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}') Thank you!
michelsberg · 423 weeks ago
Nifty. Seems like xkill would work if your disto has it.
__ · 422 weeks and 1 day ago
killing unreponsive windows xkill -button 1
totti · 421 weeks and 4 days ago
Use the X 3 finger salute: ctrl-alt-esc and click on the unresponsive window
seattlegaucho · 418 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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