How to Kill/Close The Process in Linux.

Yesterday i was fed up :(,when i had closed vlc (video lan Player)on my linux ,but it still running in System Process…. and i don’t have any other way instead of logging off or shutting down and restart.

A lots of people likes to do kill -9, which means kill a process by force. By specified -9, process will be terminated by force, which is very fast and confirm kill but it leaves hidden side effects. Refers to Useless use of kill -9, kill a process by specified -9 may leave child processes of a parent orphaned, temporary files open, shared memory segments active, and sockets busy. This leaves the system in a messy state, and could lead to unanticipated and hard to debug problems.Application->System Tools->Terminal :

in the Terminal Type :

[puneet@localhost ~]$pkill vlc

It Solved my another Problem ,my vlc Becomes quite Understanding ,it exits whenever Commands :).

Definition: pkill: look up or signal processes based on name and other attributes.

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2 Responses to “How to Kill/Close The Process in Linux.”

  1. ajay kumar singh Says:

    how can i see the pid in fedora.

    Thanks in advance

  2. Aryan Says:

    pal jus type ps in terminal

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