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Re: Kill app



On Thu, 2002-12-26 at 22:59, David Durst wrote:
> > If you have the XFree86-tools package installed, you can quickly kill a
> > windowed app using xkill. Hit Alt+F2 to bring up the Run Program dialog,
> > and enter "xkill" (without the quotes). Your cursor will turn into a
> > crosshair-like image - just position it anywhere in the window of the
> > offending application and hit the left mouse button (the right mouse
> > button will get rid of xkill without terminating anything). If it's
> > Evolution you're killing, you'll also want to run "killev" from a
> > command line to terminate all of the assorted  background processes that
> > evolution runs.
> 
> Ok maybe I am LOST w/ this whole thread now.
> 
> Is this whole thing about away to kill apps???
> 
> Look at I think it is the new RH system monitor, this kills apps great.
> 
I've found on slower systems (like my K6-2 400 at work) that the new
Gnome System Monitor will sometimes chew up as many resources as runaway
apps. I'll use it on occasion, but if something's peaking my CPU, xkill
or a trip to the console are quicker.


-- 
Michael Knepher <limbo bluethingy com>





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