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revised Is it possible to skip an LTS upgrade?
corrected a wrong statement...
Dec
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Dec
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revised What is the difference between “Unmount”, “Eject”, “Safely Remove Drive” and the eject icon?
fixed spelling / grammar
Nov
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Sep
24
comment What is the equivalent of an “exe file”?
magic
Sep
24
revised Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
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Sep
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revised Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
response to comment is beyond the scope of the question (and detracts from the clear and good answer)
Sep
23
comment Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
@Pilot6 "softer" in the sense of System Monitor's "End" vs "Kill"
Sep
22
comment Why does killall (sometimes?) needs to be applied twice?
@Rinzwind the "-9" override is not the same as the double "-15" override (even if the eventual outcome is equivalent) -- plz prove me wrong.
Sep
22
revised Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
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Sep
22
revised Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
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Sep
22
comment Why does killall (sometimes?) needs to be applied twice?
@Rinzwind does the 2nd one possibly "override" the grace period (which I found loosely being referred to in a number of other posts)? Is there a way/flag to verbosely monitor the grace period "count-down"? Is there some hard evidence / source code to confirm the "override" hypothesis?
Sep
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Sep
21
accepted Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
Sep
21
revised Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
corroboration...
Sep
21
asked Why does killall (sometimes?) needs to be applied twice?
Sep
21
comment Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
+1 for referring to source code ! ( +2 for contradicting "conventional wisdom", as it were ;)
Sep
21
comment Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?
@Pilot6 re-phrased: what's a "softer" alternative to killall ?
Sep
21
asked Kinder / gentler / subtler equivalent alternative to killall (e.g. “endall”)?