Is there any way to kill a zombie process without reboot?Here is how it happens: I wanted to download a 12GB torrent.After adding the .torrent file, transmission turned into a zombie process.I tried ...
dd is a wonder allowing you to duplicate a hard drive to another, completely zero a hard drive, etc. But once you launch a dd command, there's nothing to tell you of it's progress. It just sits there ...
Can i automatically kill any application that uses more than a certain percentage of the CPU and/or RAM?
What i need from my computer, now that it's summer at least, should never use a lot of resources - when applications do so it's because of some kind of bug or memory leak. Is there any way to ...
How do I kill all processes running by my own non-root account? I have some spinning smbd processes that I caused from my windows machine and so I telnetted into the linux server and I want to kill ...
I have been playing around with Ubuntu installing new themes and and docks. Sometimes during the installation, whole screen just hangs. What is the best way in Ubuntu to Kill a process/application? ...
Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes the screen suddenly becomes frozen, except that the mouse can move around. I have no choice but to ...
when i press the key combination: altr gr + prtscr + e my session gets killed, either x or a tty. i discovered this by (repeated) accident... this was not an issue for me before. my current laptop ...
I am searching for a newuser-friendly way to kill non-responsive GUI applications under Unity. I looked over the shoulder of a new Unity user who tried to use gscan2pdf - and gscan2pdf seems to be ...
I've been having the problem ever since I started using Skype on Ubuntu, some two years ago. I'm always thinking that they will fix it with the next update, but no. From time to time, it will randomly ...
I want to start the ubuntu update at night because internet is free at that time. and then kill the process in order to ensure that it does not download anything after 7:00 AM. Is there any way to ...