What does Pidof command do in Linux? Pidof finds the process id’s (pids) of the named programs. It prints those id’s on the standard output. This program is on some systems used in run-level change scripts, especially when the system has a System-V like rc structure.
Where is Pidof in Linux? On Red Hat distributions, the pidof command is a part of the procps-ng package, while on Debian, it is part of sysvinit-utils . We’ll go over the options that are common for both implementations. The command accepts zero or more names as arguments, but typically, you would pass only one name to pidof .
How do I install Pidof?
- To install pidof, run the following command in macOS terminal (Applications->Utilities->Terminal) sudo port install pidof Copy.
- To see what files were installed by pidof, run: port contents pidof Copy.
- To later upgrade pidof, run: sudo port selfupdate && sudo port upgrade pidof Copy.
How use Pkill command in Linux?
- pkill [OPTIONS] <PATTERN> We specified the matching <PATTERN> using an extended regular expression.
- pkill -15 firefox.
- pkill -HUP X.
- pkill ‘^ssh$’
- pkill ping.
- pkill -9-f “ping A”
- pkill –signal SIGKILL Microsoft Edge.
- pkill -i [process-name]