kill all process that belongs to you

kill -9 -1

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By: cogsmos
2010-11-08 03:28:43

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  • This will probably kill any user sessions and/or ssh connections to other servers you might have active.


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    pkill -u `whoami`
    seattlegaucho · 2010-11-15 18:42:29 0
  • Kills all process that belongs to the user that runs it - excluding bash, sshd (so putty/ssh session will be spared). The bit that says grep -vE "..." can be extended to include ps line patterns that you want to spare. If no process can be found on the hitlist, it will print # NOTHING TO KILL. Otherwise, it will print # KILL EM ALL, with the cull list.


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    ps -u $USER -lf | grep -vE "\-bash|sshd|ps|grep|PPID" > .tmpkill; if (( $(cat .tmpkill | wc -l) > 0 )); then echo "# KILL EM ALL"; cat .tmpkill; cat .tmpkill | awk '{print $4}' | xargs kill -9; else echo "# NOTHING TO KILL"; fi; cat .tmpkill; rm .tmpkill;
    zsugiart · 2010-11-04 04:16:50 1

What Others Think

you wanted to say, that are belong to you
whiskybar · 414 weeks and 5 days ago
If you use kill -9, processes don't have a chance to do cleanup. Use kill -15 instead. Use kill -9 only as a last resort.
dennisw · 414 weeks and 1 day ago

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