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Re: kill with regex?

On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 00:22, Michael Wardle wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-01-20 at 02:40, Hugh Saunders wrote:
> > ps x gives a list of xine's which i would like to kill
> My preferred method is:
> $ kill `ps -C xine -o pid=`
> OR
> $ ps -C xine -o pid= | xargs kill
> This is subtly different from the other suggestions (such as "killall
> xine"), as it kills anything beginning with xine.  This is very useful
> for killing evolution and its components when a major error occurs.

'killev' is specially made to properly kill evolution and its
components. That's the way evo's developers meant it to be killed.

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