Monthly Archives: December 2012

Episode 020 – pgrep and pkill

This episode the focus will be on two commands that go hand-in-hand: pgrep and pkill. Like the kill command, pkill is used to send a signal to a process usually with the intent to terminate or stop the process. Instead … Continue reading

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Episode 019 – Kill the worms!

The kill command is used in the shell to terminate a process. Kill works by sending a signal to the process and typically this signal is either the SIGTERM or SIGKILL signal, but there are others that can be used. … Continue reading

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