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Re: kill netscape persistant

On Mon, Sep 03, 2001 at 06:33:13PM +0200, Thomas Halahan wrote:
> When netscape (4.75) crashes I often still get:
> "PID" /usr/lib/netscape/475/navigator/navigator-smotif.real
> running under processes.  even if i try to explicitly kill 
> it with its pid it will not go away.  this is really 
> inconvenient as to get rid of this process running in the 
> background i end up shuting down.  has anyone any 
> suggestions?

You need to kill both the pid and remove the ~/.netscape/lock file.
BTW try "kill -12" when trying to kill netscape.  It is suppose to save
bookmarks and such.  If that doesn't work then "kill -9" it.

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