coolcommands.com - the search engine for unix sysadmins :: unix commands and scripts
Thursday August 21, 2014


 Home
 Search
 Advanced Search
 Category Search
 Affiliates
 Acknowledgements
 Cool Links

Username

Password

Remember me
Forgot your password?

Who's Online
We have 25 guests online

Newest Member

nbewwmbxog

Hit Counter
13868412 Visitors

cool Statistics
coolcommands:1345
Categories:83
Total queries:639460
Members:22813





Category Search coolcommands.com
Select Category:


coolcommand

pgrep and pkill - how to terminate processes
Description

You can use the pgrep and pkill commands to identify and stop command processes that you no longer want to run. These commands are useful when you mistakenly start a process that takes a long time to run.

To terminate a process:

a. pgrep - to find out the PID(s) for the process(es).

b. pkill - followed by the PID(s).

The following example illustrates how to find all the processes with a specific name (xterm) and terminate the xterm process that was started last.

# pgrep xterm
17818
17828
17758
18210
# pkill -n 18210

Note: If you need to forcibly terminate a process, use the -9 option to the pkill command.
Example

pkill -9 -n xterm

Return to search results

Random coolcommands

coolcommand: traceroute - how to trace the route from your host to another host
Example: traceroute 172.26.13.251
[show me the details]
coolcommand: how to clear ASM headers on disks
Example: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/raw/raw1 bs=8192 count=2560
[show me the details]
coolcommand: how to refresh the security cache in WebSphere MQ
Example: runmqsc QMGR_NAME; REFRESH SECURITY
[show me the details]
coolcommand: iptrace, ipreport - capture TCP/IP information in IBM AIX
Example: iptrace -a -d hostname -b /tmp/ip.out
[show me the details]

coolcommands.com - the search engine for UNIX sysadmins :: unix commands and scripts



FREE
myPMS

Password
Management
System

by

LVOware.com




Top 5 Submitters

lvo1166
audet37
kah00na32
Mariom24
lebjf00015

Top 5 Searches

Category Solaris53131
Category General UNIX52985
Category AIX52089
solaris23799
aix23179

Terms of Use
Privacy
Contact


 
coolcommands.com © 2014. All Right Reserved.
Programming by PRATTICO Consulting . Hosting by Apricusum