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How to find and kill all Java Processes to avoid an OS reboot if Java will be installed silently?

Introduction In order to avoid a reboot or occurrence of a pop-up which requests to reboot the OS if a newer version of Java will be installed silently, all processes which are using Java have to be ...
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How to close a process that just doesn't shut down?

I am trying to uninstall qbittorrent but it just doesn't shut down. I tried killing the process both in Win 7 and using Process XP but it's still lingering. Any ideas on how to kill processes like ...
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Reusing _kill completion in .bashrc fails

I'm trying to extend bash completion alias perf-connect-process="perf record -p"; alias pperf=perf-connect-process; complete -F _kill perf-connect-process; complete -F _kill pperf; by reusing the ...
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An unknown software opens a window that can't be closed even from the Task Manager

There is a windows that keeps on reappearing on my desktop and won't go away (it's not listed in the Application or Processes tab of Task Manager). It looks like a plain light gray box with two ...
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How to find process stop time in linux?

I have one application which runs 24x7 in my system. But some how it was killed abruptly. I observe it 2 or 3 times from last 10 days. Now I want to find from how much time my application is stopped. ...
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Which process killed my process

One of my applications starts java.exe, but in between this 'java.exe' is killed by some other process. How can I know which process kills the java.exe. I am using Windows XP SP 2.
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How to kill a process that just won't quit (killall -u username included)

I was fooling around with some applications in my mac (going into contents and trying to change some files, values, etc.) Of course sometimes I get crashes, but I usually just kill the process and ...
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How to kill all processes returned by pgrep

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: ...
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linux - kill -9 doesn't work on running process

I have apt-get process running on my server and I cannot kill it. root 26386 99.7 0.0 25588 2844 ? RN 06:52 956:49 apt-get -qq -y update I used kill 26386 first, then tried kill -9 ...
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How an unprivileged user could kill a process she didn't start?

I stumbled upon something very surprising which I cannot understand on a Red Hat EL 5.6 box : the user hri (which is in the group dba) is able to kill processes owned by user oracle (which is also in ...
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Is there a way to create a process which can be killed by anyone in Linux?

For example, I would like to start running a process in the background SECRETLY on a Ubuntu server , but whenever anybody except me logins to the server, the process must be killed by that user. Is it ...
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How to kill a task that is “lacking an instance”?

Spotify first killed itself but "something of it" kept lingering which was detectable as a task with PID 8664 and judging from the fact that RAM usage kept changing from time to time - it "did ...
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close tcp\udp connection by process name without killing the process Autoit script

I need help with this script It's close a tcp\udp connection of a process without killing the process I found script in forum but it's not working let's say I want to close any connection established ...
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Linux command line: Kill vs Kill -9?

So I've set up some shell scripts to auto-deploy a fresh war file to a tomcat server. I call the shellscript to stop tomcat (shutdown.sh), and then I kill the catalina PID, however I've noticed that ...
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My MPC started on its own and the process mpch64.exe was running at 100%, why? [duplicate]

I was working and all of a sudden heard my computer fan spinning extremely fast as if I was playing a 3D intensive game. I checked my processes and quickly discovered the culprit - mpch64.exe. My CPU ...
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How to overcome Access Denied when killing process in Windows? [duplicate]

How to kill process which does not want to? I have Access Denied message when trying to kill the process. I know it can be due to device driver waiting and probably this is the reason. But my ...
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What killed my process?

Been having a problem with application that keeps getting killed. This is running a RHEL5 server. We ran strace against the process and at the end of the trace file I get a bunch of +++ killed by ...
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What does kill 0 do actually?

In the man page, it says: 0 All processes in the current process group are signaled And I tried like this: $ man kill & [1] 15247 $ [1]+ Stopped man kill $ kill ...
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taskkill windows command getting hung

I have a few batch files in which I directly call taskkill command to kill running processes (because they interfere with these nightly build scripts). But recently, it seems after some Windows ...
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kill - no process found

when I list my processes I have: root@adam-ThinkPad-T410:~# ps -e | grep signals 11641 pts/0 00:00:00 signals 11642 pts/0 00:00:00 signals 11643 pts/0 00:00:00 signals but when I ...
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Kill a process in Unix

When I execute theps -fea | grep ssh-agent command, I get the following output: tomcat 29057 14086 0 Jan 09 ? 0:00 ssh-agent oracle 1964 14086 0 Nov 26 ? 0:00 ...
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Can't kill a sleeping process

I don't seem to be able to kill -9 a process which is in an interruptible sleep (S) state: [root@jupiter ~]# ps -elf | grep yum 4 S root 16790 1 0 75 0 - 73779 - Jan15 ? ...
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How to kill all processes with the same name?

I want to kill all processes with the same name that belong to a user, for example: $ps -u user_1 2345 myapp 2346 myapp 2347 myapp 2348 myapp2 2349 myapp I want to kill all "myapp" processes that ...
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“Access denied” when trying to end a process on Windows 8

I get "Access denied" when trying to end a process on Windows 8. From Kill process (windows 8) issues on Stack Overflow, I've read: The process may have a thread active in kernel mode that is not ...
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Why does explorer restart automatically when I kill it with Process.Kill?

If I kill explorer.exe like this: private static void KillExplorer() { var processes = Process.GetProcessesByName("explorer"); Console.Write("Killing Explorer... "); foreach (var process ...
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Cannot kill the process javaw.exe from Minecraft

I start up Minecraft, close it using Quit game or press the close button and the window closes but not the javaw.exe process and when I try to kill it in the Task manager nothing happens. When I try ...
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(Why) doesn't Fedora properly terminate all processes on shutdown?

I've noticed that with Fedora 17, a shutdown operation (e.g., shutdown -h now) has gotten so much faster (feels like 2 seconds max). So I'm wondering if running processes are terminated properly? ...
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how to prevent a java process from being killed by killall java -9

Whenever I type killall java -9 ,all java process is killed, even if i change the process name. So Is there an way to protect the java process being killed by 'killall java -9'
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Kill ssh session and/or stuck processes

I'm developing with vi over ssh. My problem is that sometimes I get my ssh connection killed because of my poor wifi connection and previous processes (like "top", "rails c", etc...) are not being ...
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Windows: Fastest way of killing a process running on a specific port

I am going over this process many times. I have to kill a process on a Windows machine and I just know its port. Normally the steps are as below: Find the PID by looking at the ports (example port ...
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How to kill a process by port on MacOS, a la fuser -k 9000/tcp

On linux I can kill a process knowing only the port it is listening on using fuser -k 9000/tcp, how do I so the same on MacOS?
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Can't kill user process

On a Linux system it seems I can't kill my process I just started. ps -ax output: 6731 pts/1 DLl 0:06 ./main I tried kill -9 6731 but it just stays there. I don't have root access. What ...
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How to kill a windows process in a cygwin terminal?

I have a problem regarding how to kill a process in cygwin on windows. I am completely new to cygwin. But i have a task that i simply cant kill. i have tried issuing the following commands: kill 4568 ...
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Setting ssh to terminate remote process upon disconnection

I have been running some interactive shell scripts on a remote server. Sometimes the ssh connection is lost, and I want the process on the other machine to die in such condition. Can I configure ...
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kill process windows using taskkill

I have a java script which is running and kills some processes according to the pid. I run a shell with command of "taskkill /F /pid " adding the pid of the process. I have a problem that sometimes ...
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Kill process by name and owner?

Before I look into reinventing the wheel and roll my own, is anyone aware of an application/utility that allows me to kill processes, filtering by both process name and process owner? Alternatively ...
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Good, lightweight GUI-based process monitor for Linux

I'd like a snappy GUI-based (I insist since people still want to propose console-based) application that can show me running processes and allow me to kill them, on Linux. It doesn't need to be as ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried ntsd

As descriebed in My VirtualBox virtual machine freezes, when I try to use the webcam, I end with a process which can't be deleted by taskmanger, pskill nor even ntsd, which was recommended here. ...
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Find out which process/app launched another process/app

I have a process that when I kill it (using process explorer), it just comes back after about 30 seconds. Is there any way to find out which process is restarting the process I am killing (so I can ...
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ZoneAlarm 10 Firewall freezes applications

I have not had any problems with ZoneAlarm 9 Free Firewall, but 10 is a different matter. Problem Whenever I open an application requiring internet access, the following happens: A ZoneAlarm ...
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How kill cp in Linux?

I see in: ps aux that exists process like: cp file.txt /home/file.txt This file is very big. I try to kill like: kill -9 12345 12345 is pid. But without success. What else I can do? What ...
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Trying to kill processes by name, but remains one..why?

I'm trying to kill all my mysqld process. But remains one, why? javier@javier-mbp:~$ ps aux | grep mysqld root 913 0.0 0.0 4220 704 ? S 16:11 0:00 /bin/sh ...
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SIGTERM with a keyboard shortcut

I know that inside a terminal, Ctrl+C keyboard shortcut will send a SIGINT signal to the current foreground process. Is there a way to setup a keyboard shortcut for sending SIGTERM or even SIGKILL to ...
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1answer
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What's the Unix command-line symbol for “the PID of the last suspended process”?

In an interactive console like irb, sometimes something will go wrong and the console becomes unresponsive. One solution is to suspend the process, then kill it. To suspend the process, I can press ...
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1answer
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Simulate keyboard interrupt to gracefully exit task in Windows?

I have a process that doesn't behave when I do a taskkill -f, but the only option taskkill gives me is to kill it with -f. When I have the exe running in the Command Prompt I can hit Ctrl + C twice ...
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How to prevent these executables from starting up?

After removing the following executables from starting up, in the near future they reappear again: DDMService.exe: Re-enabled when visiting a DivX video online. DivXUpdate.exe: Re-enabled when ...
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How to kill same group process

How to kill a process initiated by another user, who is in same group as me?
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script to kill process with specific character

I have a command that outputs as follows: # lostjobs user1 12983 1 0 Feb04 ? 00:00:00 dbr UT:msmenu user1 18253 1 0 Feb09 ? 00:00:00 dbr UT:msmenu user2 22337 1 0 ...
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Cannot end Windows 7 process, even tried pskill

I am having a problem where processes are hanging and absolutely refuse to die. I have tried using the task manager and pskill from the console (with admin rights) and while the program will state ...
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Killing a process on a Windows machine

How can I kill processes on a Windows machine? Ctrl + Alt + Del only works for the whole system, but I need it for a single process.