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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4319- January 7, 2014 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4319- January 7, 2014

KILLING MORE USERS


*** SORRY ABOUT THE PEVIOUS NULL TIP IF YOU RECEIVED IT****

To kill all processes of a particular user from root
at unix prompt type:

# kill -9 `ps -fu username |awk '{ print $2 }'|grep -v PID`

We can also use the username as an argument and pass it from
command line, if this command is put as a script.



This tip generously supported by: merveille@lucent.com

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