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    Linux User ImNeat's Avatar
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    Is there a Force Quit command?


    How do I force quit through bash? Every now and then Firefox will freeze and I can't close it. How do I kill applications via command line?
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    kill processID
    Two levels higher than a newb.
    (I can search google)

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    reply for quitting

    yahh..

    first identify the process id by issuing the following command
    ps waux

    then issue the following

    kill -9 <ur process id>

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