Questions about: process

From the man page, ksoftirqd is a per-cpu kernel thread that runs when the machine is under heavy soft-interrupt load. You can tweak the settings a bit, by defining which cpu picks up a certain interrupt. You do this by changing the contents of /proc
by Patryk Last Updated June 06, 2016 08:00 AM I am trying to improve my command line skills and I have encountered a problem where I cannot kill a process. I type kill 2200 where 2200 is my PID and the process is not killed. After few minutes wait is
A daemon is a background, non-interactive program. It is detached from the keyboard and display of any interactive user. The word daemon for denoting a background program is from the Unix culture; it is not universal
The chrome browser was not responsive and I tried to kill it, but instead of disappearing the process had at its right, and didn't get killed: From your output we see a "defunct", which means the process has either completed its task or has been corr
I am a new Linux system user. How do I kill process on Linux based server using command line options? How can I kill running process on Unix? Linux and Unix-like operating system come with the kill command to terminates stalled or unwanted processes
By Gary Newell This is a short but useful guide to show how to run Linux applications from the terminal whilst allowing the terminal to retain control. There are various ways of opening a terminal window in Linux and it largely depends on your choice
System Monitor shows you an overview of running applications (under the Processes tab) and allows you to end them by right-clicking on the name and selecting the respective context menu item. You can set up keyboard shortcuts in the Keyboard settings
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