Is there any UI in ubuntu like the one in Windows to kill the processes forcefully.

My google chrome application is stuck and i can't close it, need to do it forcefully.Please help !

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    Look at how many times this question has been viewed. Something isn't quite intuitive enough in Ubuntu Feb 25, 2018 at 19:28

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Yes, there is a gui. If installed, you can start it with


If not installed, you can either search in the Software Center for System monitor or type in the terminal:

sudo apt-get install gnome-system-monitor

Hope this helps.

Or, to make it a bit easier, just open the dash and type System Monitor.


Open the Dash and search for system monitor. There you can stop the processes you want easily

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