kill Linux Commands
What is Linux kill Command?
kill COMMAND:kill command is used to kill the background process.
kill [-s] [-l] %pid
||Specify the signal to send. The signal may be given as a signal name or number.
||Write all values of signal supported by the implementation, if no operand is given.
||Process id or job id.
||Force to kill a process.
Step by Step process:
- Open a process music player.
press ctrl+z to stop the process.
- To know group id or job id of the background task.
It will list the background jobs with its job id as,
- To kill a job or process.
kill command kills or terminates the background process xmms.