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kill(1)                          User Commands                         kill(1)




NAME

       kill - send signals to processes, or list signals


SYNOPSIS

       kill [-s SIGNAL | -SIGNAL] PID...
       kill -l [SIGNAL]...
       kill -t [SIGNAL]...


DESCRIPTION

       Send signals to processes, or list signals.

       Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options
       too.

       -s, --signal=SIGNAL, -SIGNAL

              specify the name or number of the signal to be sent

       -l, --list
              list signal names, or convert signal names to/from numbers

       -t, --table
              print a table of signal information

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
              output version information and exit

       SIGNAL may be a signal name like 'HUP', or a signal number like '1', or
       the  exit  status of a process terminated by a signal.  PID is an inte-
       ger; if negative it identifies a process group.

       NOTE: your shell may have its own version of kill, which usually super-
       sedes  the  version described here.  Please refer to your shell's docu-
       mentation for details about the options it supports.


AUTHOR

       Written by Paul Eggert.


REPORTING BUGS

       GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report kill translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


SEE ALSO

       kill(1)

       Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/kill>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) kill invocation'



GNU coreutils 8.26               November 2016                         kill(1)

coreutils 8.26 - Generated Thu Jan 5 15:53:06 CST 2017
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