[Ilugc] kill

Noorul Islam K M noorul at noorul.com
Wed Jul 18 12:50:41 IST 2012


Girish Venkatachalam <girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com> writes:

> kill is a word we normally use to mean murder. ;)
>
> In the UNIX world we often use it to destroy wayward processes.
>
> We also use it to send signals like SIGINFO.
>
> $ pkill -INFO dd
>
> $ kill -l
>  1    HUP Hangup                        17   STOP Suspended (signal)
>  2    INT Interrupt                     18   TSTP Suspended
>  3   QUIT Quit                          19   CONT Continued

Which shell are you using? Bash completion is not displaying those
numbers.

Thanks and Regards
Noorul


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