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I need to kill a few Python processes. I can get a list of the process numbers using pgrep python, but how can I kill them all at once instead of killing one by one?

I'm looking for something like:

pgrep python | kill process_nos
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man killall... –  Alex P. Apr 16 at 23:57

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You can try:

pgrep python | xargs kill
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Why would you invoke THREE processes when one suffices? –  tink Apr 17 at 9:23
pkill python

Short and sweet, man pkill for details.

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