Linux Killall Command

this utility kills processes by name or filename rather than by id number

Syntax

$killall [option] [name]

Options

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Options

Descriptions

01

-e

require an exact match for long names.by default,killall will kill every process that has a name matching within 15 characters.

02

-i

ask for confirmation before killing processes.

Example


$killall -i firefox	
						
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