When an app misbehaves, it is best to kill it before it crashes the system. Check out the various ways you can use to kill a process in Linux.
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If you are in need of freeing up system resources, here’s a quick tip in Mac to pause background processes and resume after you’ve finished your work.
It can be annoying when your Mac starts to take long time to shut itself down. Try the following two fixes to get back a short shutdown time period.
There are times when an application goes haywire and become unresponsive. Here is a few ways you can kill unresponsive application in Ubuntu.
How often do you open the Activity Monitor on your Mac, just to quit a running application? If you’re looking for a really quick way to kill running applications, here is a simple Mac app that lives in the menu bar and lets you kill running applications in one click.
One of the most frustrating moments that a person can experience is the untimely appearance of the spinning rainbow wheel. If you’re getting taunted by that rotating circle of colors, then it might be time to start taking action against it. We’ve got a few commands you can take into Terminal to combat that colorful bringer of death.
If you have login to a remote SSH session before, you will know that there are times where the SSH session become unresponsive. it could be due to a break in the Internet connection, or that you were away and the session timeout. Whatever the reason is, when the SSH session becomes unresponsive, all the […]
While working with too many programs in Windows, you must have encountered the famous dialog box “This program is not responding”. After this dialog box is shown, the desktop freezes for a while and may be the screen goes black. Next, you are shown an option to end the program, clicking which terminates the program […]
If you have ever used a computer, you know how from time to time you get a stubborn application that just won’t close. When you are using a Windows machine, you can summon the Task Manager with Ctrl + Alt +Delete. There are times however, the Task Manager can’t even motivate the application to close. […]
Linux fans who run Windows (for any number of reasons) can finally rejoice, xkill has essentially been cloned and is available as a free download . This Windows copycat of the popular xkill utility is aptly named – Kill. Kill allows you to end the process behind an application simply by clicking on the application […]