☠️ Kill a program that has 🔒 locked

☠️ Kill a program that has 🔒 locked

Run ps aux to see a list of all running processes. To the right of the process name will be a process number (pid), like 606 or 1125 or 12856.

To kill the program, enter:

kill <pid>

If you’ve still got a problem, then try

kill -9 <pid>

This will definitely kill the program.

To kill a background process or daemon, use the HUP (hangup) parameter, which tells the program to kill itself, then restart & reread its configuration file:

kill -HUP <pid>
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