How to Kill Linux Processes/Unresponsive Applications Using ‘xkill’ Command

The kill command sends a signal to a process, whose PID is passed along with the command.

Alternatively, we can use pkill command, which kills a process based upon name and other attributes of a process. To kill a process say whose name is terminal, we need to execute:

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