A Guide to Kill, Pkill and Killall Commands to Terminate a Process in Linux

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33 Responses

  1. oke deh says:

    Hello tecmint,

    I try to kill this process but its not working…

    "[[email protected] ~]# ps -afe|grep vnc*
    root     19784 19688  0 00:02 pts/0    00:00:00 grep vnc*"

    I tried following command..

    # kill -9 19784

    return this output

    "-bash: kill: (19784) - No such process"

    what is the correct command?

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