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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 integer;
       if negative it identifies a process group.

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


AUTHOR

       Written by Paul Eggert.


REPORTING BUGS

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


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU GPL
       version 3 or later <https://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 <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/kill>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) kill invocation'



GNU coreutils 9.1                  April 2022                            kill(1)

coreutils 9.1 - Generated Fri Aug 12 11:31:56 CDT 2022
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