How to Kill Processes on UNIX Based Operating Systems
This guide explains how to kill processes on Unix based operating
To kill a process you need to know its Process ID (PID). To find out that, open a terminal and enter
The list of processes has two columns that are important for you, which are PID and CMD. CMD gives you the name of the process whereas PID gives you the ID. Search the list for the process you want to kill and enter
kill -9 PID
Replace PID with the PID of the process you want to kill. This procedure is similar to the one of Windows’ Task Manager.