The death touch...
fourdan at xfce.org
Fri Jul 25 00:31:34 CEST 2003
xkill kills the X client, that may leave the process running behind,
depending on how well the app has been coded. So the answer is no, use
"kill" and you'll be safe.
On Fri, 2003-07-25 at 00:23, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> > "xkill" kills X clients, using X protocol, "kill" kills processes.
> Many thanks. I read the xkill man page but I don't understand what the
> difference is, in practice.
> Now and then I get a process stuck -- particularly OpenOffice.org;
> occasionally something else. I just kill the process to clear it up. Is
> xkill more efficient? Easier? Cleaner?
> Just trying to understand the differences.
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