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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: script to kill
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 22 Mar 2000 17:29:30 -0600
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Debian has a "pidof" program that can return the PID of it.

-- John

glandix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> is there a way to grep out the pid of a process via bash script? 
> basically what i want to do is write a script to start a program, BUT
> at the beginning of the script kill any current processes of that
> program.  is there a simple way to do this?  is there a program or
> script that will return only the PID of a process when given the name
> of the program?
> jesse
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