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Why does is pid not correct and changing continuously compared against Activity Monitor?

quick question: Assume, I'd like to kill iTunes. In bash/terminal I run: ps aux | grep itunes When I execute this command several times, the pid changes (actually it increments). When having a look ...
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How do I transfer data from the terminal to Microsoft Excel?

I generated data in the terminal from running a python game, and I would like to automatically have the data go into an excel spreadsheet.
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Mountain Lion: How to have a process killed every 8 hours?

So there is a process I see in my activity monitor and I can kill it. Due to whatever, another process is set to restart the killed process every 8 hours and it can not be changed. I am looking for a ...
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Nohup & Sass: Process keeps running but, after a while, *.scss files do not get compiled

I am using Sass on a CentOS 5.8 server and want it to keep running after SSH logout, so that other users can edit *.scss files for days or even weeks to come without any need to start the program each ...
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View System Output from already running process on Linux

I started a process on my Linux machine through Putty by running a jar. Now the program will take at least 24 hours to run, and my Putty terminal session has been interrupted. I have added code in the ...
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Command-line interrupts in OSX vs Linux

Occasionally when I'm developing on my Mac, I'll get a process that hangs. When that happens, I'll try the following: Ctl-C in the active terminal window If nothing happens, I'll open a new terminal ...
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How to only show new processes in Activity Monitor?

Is there any way to make Activity Monitor only show new processes? Can you do this in Terminal instead?
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Quitting dozens of the same process in OS X Terminal

Whenever I'm testing a python class I'm working on, I initiate and re-initiate python a lot to refresh the updates I make to the code. When I close the Terminal window later, I get a window that says ...
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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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how to list and kill processes accessing internet in linux

How to kill the processes accessing Internet in background using terminal commands. Command to stop (disconnect) the processes accessing Internet. Command to kill the process accessing Internet.
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Using SASS on my Debian server

Ok here's a quick question. I have a debian server with sass (driven by ruby) installed. To compile a sass file to a css file, yo do: sass --watch style.scss:style.css If I run this on my server ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - jobs command not working

When I used to execute the jobs command I got a list of running processes with their respective process-ID, but in Ubuntu lucid lynx this doesn't seem to be working. Anyone have a solution?
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Continue process after closing terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Leave bash script running on remote terminal while not logged in? Recently, I tried to unzip a 30 gig zip file on a remote system using Putty. As the long unzipping ...
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How to stop a process in Terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ending a process in unix instead of interrupting it When I task in Terminal, such as ping blah.com, how do I then stop this task (other than closing the Terminal window. ...
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Starting a bash background process on OS X

I’m using a modification of Paul Biggar’s LaTeX build system. The core of this system is just a bash script that executes an infinite loop. The question is, how do I run this script? At the moment I ...
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'End Process' equivalent on linux

Currently i am using the system monitor of gnome. It is like task manager, and has a function to end process, but sometimes this makes everything freeze and it locks up. Is there any way to fully end ...