macOS Kill Process with Terminal

October 16, 2018 | 11:09 AM

Bunnbuns


To View All Processes:

Type

ps -ax
at Terminal’s command prompt to list every process running, along with additional details such as the PID, the elapsed time running, and the process name and location

To Find a Specific Process:

Type

ps -ax | grep .

To Terminate (Kill) a Process:

Once you know the process ID, killing it using Terminal is very simple. There are essentially two easy ways to kill a process:

kill <PID>



Source:

https://benurl.tk/how-to-view-and-kill-processes-using-the-terminal-in-mac-os

2 Comments

Guest

this is useful when the clipboard stops functioning correctly!

October 23, 2018 | 06:07 PM
Guest

Use ps -ax | grep pboard to find clipboard process

May 2, 2019 | 09:21 AM