How to kill any process in Linux?

To kill any process yo need to first find out the process ID (PID)

For example if you want to kill firfox

#ps aux | grep firefox

This will generate:

username   5365  0.0  0.0  3572  628 pts/0    S    11:00   0:00 grep firefox

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Now kill process using PID

#kill 5365

#kill -9 5365

where -9 is special Kill signal, which will kill the process.

One Response to “How to kill any process in Linux?”

  1. how can we use any external modeum card for interner in linux mint9 i didn’t found any driver in internet and driver for linux is not given by the manufacturar my modeum is of edvd company


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